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I Capture the Castle - 9781785292613

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  • Product code: ARENQ
  • ISBN: 9781785292613
  • Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
  • Format: Audio
  • Dimensions: 12.7cm x 14.2cm
  • Publish date: 03/03/2016

I Capture the Castle (Audio)

I Capture the Castle - 9781785292613

Dodie Smith


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Toby Jones and Holliday Grainger star in a new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Dodie Smith's enduringly popular coming-of-age novel. In the 1930s, seventeen-year-old Cassandra Mortmain lives in a crumbling ruin of a castle in the Suffolk countryside. Her father, an author wrestling with writer's block, spends his time reading detective stories; her bohemian stepmother Topaz is an artist's model, and her beautiful older sister Rose is determined to escape the poverty of their existence - ideally by marriage to a rich man. Intelligent and observant, Cassandra chronicles the eccentricities of her relations in her journal, in a bid to capture her family and their lives at the castle. When two rich American brothers, Simon and Neil Cotton, arrive unexpectedly, the family's isolation is disrupted. Rose accepts a marriage proposal from Simon, and as she is whisked off to a world of wealth in London, Cassandra is left to deal with the increasingly bizarre behaviour of her father - as well as her own feelings for Simon...Dodie Smith's charming, funny and poignant love story is a classic of 20th-Century English literature and this sparkling adaptation, starring Toby Jones and Holliday Grainger, will enchant and delight. Duration: 2 hours.

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Product Details

  • Product code: ARENQ
  • ISBN: 9781785292613
  • Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
  • Format: Audio
  • Dimensions: 12.7cm x 14.2cm
  • Publish date: 03/03/2016

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