I Capture the Castle


by Smith, Dodie | Reading age: from c 12 years
Paperback | 544 pages

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Vintage Heroines Series, Limited Edition
by Smith, Dodie | Classic fiction (Children’s/Teenage)
Published by Vintage Classics
Paperback | 544 pages

‘I write this sitting in the kitchen sink…’

This is the story of Cassandra, precocious and charming, who begins a journal detailing her life with her bohemian family in a crumbling old castle. On the cusp of adulthood, Cassandra meets the family’s growing challenges of poverty and decay with indefatigable humour and insight. However, her life is turned upside down when the American heirs to the castle arrive and Cassandra finds herself falling in love.

Both a gorgeous study of 1930s England and a sharp exposition of what it’s like to be teenage girl, I Capture The Castle is a novel layered with eccentricity and nostalgia.

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