I Capture the Castle

Dodie Smith, Valerie Grove

Cassandra Mortmain lives with her impoverished family in a crumbling castle. Her journal records her life with her bored sister Rose, her stepmother Topaz, her little brother Thomas and her novelist father who suffers from a financially crippling writer’s block. However, all their lives are turned upside down when American heirs to the castle arrive.


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05 January 2017

“Pure magical, wistful escape”
- Quote from young person at the Southbank YA Weekender