I Capture The Castle

Paperback | 544 pages | English
By (Author) Dodie Smith
$21.00 21.00

"I write this sitting in the kitchen sink" is the memorable first line of this enchanting coming-of-age story, told in the form of Cassandra Mortmain's journal. Cassandra wittily describes life growing up in a crumbling castle, with her father who suffers from crippling writer's block, her glamorous but ineffectual step-mother and her vain but beloved sister Rose. When two visiting Americans arrive, all of their lives are turned upside down, and Cassandra experiences her first love.

This is a classic coming-of-age story, beloved of generations of teenage and adult readers, by Dodie Smith, who also wrote The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 32mm | 374g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • 04 Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • English
  • 0141371501
  • 9780141371504