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I Capture the Castle

I Capture the Castle (Paperback)

By Smith, Dodie

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I write this sitting in the kitchen sink. That is, my feet are in it; the rest of me is on the draining-board, which I have padded with our dog's blanket and the tea-cosy . 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...
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ISBN 9780099572886
Released NZ 1 Aug 2012
Publisher Vintage
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780099572886
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Vintage Children's Classics
Released 1 Aug 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Smith, Dodie
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 592
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 188mm
Spine: 37mm
Dewey Code 823.912
Weight 384g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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