How does a doctor examine a person's brain? They won't use any knives on me, will they?
Rowan knows he is strange.
He didn't mean to scare his sister. In his right mind, he wouldn't hurt a fly. But there's a place he can go where they say they can fix his mind . . .
Beyond the bars on the window, England is at war.
Behind them, Rowan's own battle is only just beginning.
This amazing story gives a thought-provoking look at life in an asylum and the experimental treatments practised at the start of the Second World War. For Rowan, nobody could ever have predicted the effect these treatments would have . .