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I Capture the Castle

Dodie Smith

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'I write this sitting in the kitchen sink...'This is the diary of Cassandra Mortmain, which tells of her extraordinary family and their crumbling castle home.

'I write this sitting in the kitchen sink...'This is the diary of Cassandra Mortmain, which tells of her extraordinary family and their crumbling castle home. Cassandra's father was once a famous writer, but now he mainly reads detective novels while his family slide into genteel poverty. Her sister Rose is bored and beautiful, and desperate to marry riches. Their step-mother Topaz has habit of striding through the countryside wearing only her wellington boots. But all their lives will be soon be transformed by the arrival of new neighbours from America, and Cassandra finds herself falling in love...BACKSTORY: Get to know Dodie Smith, and be inspired to keep your own diary!**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

Format:
Paperback / softback
Pages:
592
Publisher:
Vintage Publishing
ISBN:
9780099572886
Published Date:
2/8/2012
Dimensions:
188mm x 129mm x 35mm
Weight:
384g
Category:
Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)

RRP: £9.99

Format: Paperback / softback

ISBN: 9780099572886


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