I Capture The Castle

Author: Dodie Smith; Valerie Grove (Introduction by)
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  • : $14.99(AUD)
  • : 9780099460879
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow
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  • : January 2004
  • : 199mm X 130mm X 25mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 14.99
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Special Fields

  • : Dodie Smith; Valerie Grove (Introduction by)
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 432
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Barcode 9780099460879
9780099460879

Description

"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 wroteThe Hundred and One Dalmatians.

Promotion info

'This book has one of the most charismatic narrators I've ever met' J K Rowling 20030402