I Capture the Castle
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I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
Book DescriptionI write this sitting in the kitchen sink' is the first line of this timeless, witty and enchanting novel about growing up. Cassandra Mortmain lives with her bohemian and impoverished family in a crumbling castle in the middle of nowhere. Her journal records her life with her beautiful, bored sister, Rose, her fadingly glamorous stepmother, Topaz, her little brother Thomas and her eccentric novelist father who suffers from a financially crippling writer's block. However, all their lives are turned upside down when the American heirs to the castle arrive and Cassandra finds herself falling in love for the first time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099460879
(198mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Book Review: I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith - Reviewed by Romi Foster (15 Jul 2011)
I capture the castle is a book written in journal form, by a young girl wittnesing life in a most extrodaniary way. The family is poor and Cassandra and her sister Rose are willing something to happen, anything really, and when the heirs to an old estate come to the village they thank the heavens. But do these American's have more to them than just looks and money? Slowly the whole family starts making ties with the new family that have arrived, and some ties are much harder to pick out, some ties run much, much deeper than anyone could have guessed.
I capture the castle is one of the best books ever written!
Author Biography - Dodie Smith
Dorothy Gladys 'Dodie' Smith was born in 1896 in Lancashire and she was one of the most successful female dramatists of her generation. Her first novel, I Capture the Castle, was written when she lived in America during the 1940's and marked her crossover debut from playwright to novelist. The novel became an immediate success and was produced as a play in 1954. She has written numerous other novels but is best known today for The Hundred and One Dalmatians, a story for younger readers. The Hundred and One Dalmatians became the basis of two Disney films.
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