I Write This Sitting In The Kitchen Sink Is The First Line Of A Novel About Love, Sibling Rivalry And A Bohemian Existence In A Crumbling Castle In The Middle Of Nowhere Cassandra Mortmain S Journal Records Her Fadingly Glamorous Stepmother, Topaz Her Beautiful, Wistful Older Sister, Rose And The Man To Whom All Three Of Them Owe Their Isolation And Their Poverty Father I Capture The Castle Has Inspired Writers As Diverse As Armistead Maupin And Joanna Trollope And Remains A Classic Tale Of The Triumph Of Youthful Naivety Over Middle Aged Cynicism
Born Dorothy Gladys Smith in Lancashire, England, Dodie Smith was raised in Manchester her memoir is titled A Childhood in Manchester She was just an infant when her father died, and she grew up fatherless until age 14, when her mother remarried and the family moved to London There she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and tried for a career as an actress, but with little success.
- 342 pages
- I Capture the Castle
- Dodie Smith
- 09 July 2018 Dodie Smith