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  • 5 stars across 2 books
    Rowena House studied Journalism at LSE and spent several years on Fleet Street, reporting for various news agencies. She has lived and worked in France, Africa and Belgium as a Reuter's foreign correspondent and covered the fall of Addis Abeba at the end of Ethiopia's 30-year civil war. She now lives in Devon and works as a freelance journalist. In 2013, Rowena won a competition run by Andersen Press, which published her winning entry, 'The Marshalling of Angélique Geese' in War Girls, a collection of short stories about WWI as seen through the eyes of young women. The Goose Road is her novelisation of that story.
    5th April 2018

    The Goose Road

    A debut novel about one girl's remarkable journey across France during WWI. France 1916. Angelique Lacroix is haymaking... More

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    5th June 2014

    War Girls

    As featured on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour. 1914: war has broken out across Europe and beyond. Nothing will ever be the ... More

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