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Friday
13
APR

Book launch - The Goose Road by Rowena House

18:30
20:30
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Please join us for the book launch of THE GOOSE ROAD, a debut novel by Rowena House about one girl's remarkable journey across France during WWI.

France 1916. Angélique Lacroix is haymaking when the postman delivers the news: her father is dead, killed on a distant battlefield. She makes herself a promise: the farm will remain exactly the same until her beloved older brother comes home from the Front. "I think of it like a magical spell. If I can stop time, if nothing ever changes, then maybe he won’t change either." But a storm ruins the harvest, her mother falls ill and then the requisition appears... In a last-ditch attempt to save the farm from bankruptcy, Angélique embarks on a journey across France with her brother's flock of magnificent Toulouse geese.

For readers aged 12+ - Published by Walker Books

'An impressive debut with a tenacious heroine. One for slightly older fans of Emma Carroll’s historical fiction' The Bookseller