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I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
I Capture the Castle
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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. Cassandra's father was once a famous writer, but now he mainly reads detective novels while his family slide into genteel poverty. Her... show more
"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!
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781448139903 (1448139902)
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Pages no: 592
Edition language: English
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paigeawesome
paigeawesome rated it
0.0 I Capture the Castle
Read about a third of it. Super meh.
danae
danae rated it
I really, really like Dodie Smith's writing style. This isn't a book with a lot of action and adventure, but the narrative was great and it kept me interested. I thought the book could have been formatted better, though, to remind readers that it's a journal. All of the characters were well-written,...
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it
5.0 I Capture the Castle
I've promised myself that during the coming year, I will be more careful and avoid reading crap. There were points in the past few months where I became so bogged down in terrible writing that I was stymied, unable to go forward or backward. Thankfully, with I Capture the Castle, I've found the perf...
even with nougat, you can have a perfect moment
even with nougat, you can have a perfect moment rated it
5.0 I Capture the Castle
A book you appreciate at so many different levels depending on what age you are. I love Cassandra.
The Book Magpie's Nest
The Book Magpie's Nest rated it
5.0 I Capture the Castle
A book you appreciate at so many different levels depending on what age you are. I love Cassandra.
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