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I Capture the Castle

by Dodie Smith (author)

Suitable for 11 - 18 years

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Product description

‘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

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780099572886

Publisher

Vintage Children's Classics

Date published

August 2nd, 2012

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  1. Marcos
    on 30 September 2013

    Your book looks awes

    Your book looks awesome Nic, we are looinkg forward to seeing it in our local bookshop down here in Hawkes Bay !from Ellena, Jamie, Kira, Marie and John

    1out of 5

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