I Capture the Castle is a novel written by Dodie Smith. Her first novel, it was first published in 1948. It concerns a family named the Mortmains, who struggle to live in genteel poverty.[1]

Behind the scenes

Harry Potter series author J. K. Rowling provided a blurb for latter editions of this book, stating "This book has one of the most charismatic narrators I ever met."[2]


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Notes and references

  1. Wikipedia entry on I Capture the Castle
  2. Vintage Books
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