I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

I Capture the CastleI Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith begins “I write this sitting in the kitchen sink” and is the delightful story of an impoverished family living in a crumbling castle in the early 20th century. It has a delightful cast of characters, Cassandra (the narrator), her gold-digger sister Rose, her author father who hasn’t been able to write since being sent to jail for an incident with a cake knife, communing-with-nature-step-mother Topaz and various other charming characters.

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