ePub I Capture the Castle
eBook è I Capture the Castle Ü Hardcover Read ✓ mbjuk Ü Through six turbulent months of 1934 17 year old Cassandra Mortmain keeps a journal filling three notebooks with sharply funny yet poignant entries about her home a ruined Suffolk castle and her eccentric and penniless family By the time the last Through six turbulent months of 1934 17 year old Cassandra Mortmain keeps a journal filling three notebooks with sharply funny y This is going to be the shortest review I've written on this site in a while The reason I'm going to keep it short is because no description could possibly do justice to this uintessentially English coming of age story which ranks among the most pleasant surprises I've had book wise A summary would make it sound slight trite and predictable all of which it is and would not reflect the fact that it's also funny as hell charismatic deliciously eccentric Austenesue and so utterly charming that I uite literally had sore cheeks after reading it because I couldn't stop smiling at the delightful nonsense the incomparable Cassandra Mortmain spilled out on the pages I'm not exaggerating here this book will charm the pants off you especially if you happen to have two X chromosomes and a bad case of Anglophilia It's what would happen if an early twentieth century Jane Austen were to grow up in a dilapidated castle and get into financial trouble and that's all I'm going say about it except that I want to be Cassandra Mortmain when I grow down Only I think I'll write my book on a computer rather than sitting in the kitchen sink because it would be so much comfortable thank you very much
Dodie Smith ê I Capture the Castle reader
Et poignant entries about her home a ruined Suffolk castle and her eccentric and penniless family By the time the last diary shu That's right I really liked it And I'm not ashamed to admit it Now would you please excuse me while I go read Hemingway and then kill something with my bare hands
eBook ô I Capture the Castle ê Dodie Smith
I Capture the CastleTs there have been great changes in the Mortmain household not the least of which is that Cassandra is deeply hopelessly in love Dear I Capture the CastleWhat to say what to say? Hard to put down all the feelings To put it simply you did everything right The characterization like flowers slowly blooming The story like seasons changing invisibly but inevitably The romance made both heartfelt and utterly often infuriatingly real The details oh the details I was put right into this world and right into Cassandra's head And the charm You are such a charming book so amusing and so sweet tempered yet with a certain saltiness as well and a sharp tang Head in the clouds; feet firmly planted on earth You are a love letter to the past and to writing and to what makes a home and to young people with all of their future ahead of them and older people who have all of their future ahead of them You are a love letter to love I fell in love with you in turn I would change nothing about you DEAR HATERSNO THIS IS NOT SUPPOSED TO BE A YOUNG ADULT BOOK IT IS A BOOK ABOUT YOUNG ADULTS SOMETIMES THERE IS A DIFFERENCENO THIS BOOK IS NOT LIKE POND SCUM AND USING THAT DESCRIPTION FOR IT SAYS MORE ABOUT YOU THAN IT DOES ABOUT THE BOOKNO THE FATHER IS NEITHER SEXIST NOR ABUSIVE FOR CHRISSAKESYES ALL OF THE NUMEROUS AND OFTEN UIRKY DETAILS ARE THERE FOR A REASON THEY ARE THERE TO PUT THE READER IN CASSANDRA'S MIND AND INTO THE WORLD OF THE BOOK I'M SORRY YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND THAT PLEASE STOP READING BOOKS LIKE THIS Dear FriendsIt is so very nice that we have this book in common I congratulate us on our mutual good taste Our ability to enter into a new world and experience new things and new people with patience and an open heart are all hallmarks of our exuisitely nuanced tender and subtle sensibilities as well as our sublime and near saintly powers of empathy People like us are as they say Simply The Best Now let's have a nice cup of tea together shall we?