I Capture the Castle Author:Dodie Smith Meet Cassandra Mortmain, whose very private journal you are about to read. It tells the story of herself and her older sister, Rose. They live in bohemian poverty with their eccentric parents in a ruined castle in a remote part of England. One dark and rainy night Rose made a vow. She offered to sell herself to the Devil to stop being so horribl... more »y poor. At that very moment two rich young Americans knocked on the door. They were seeking their way to Scoatney Hall, a sumptuous estate nearby which they inherited. How they changed the sisters' lives and made Rose's desperate vow almost come true, forms the plot of this modern novel set in a wonder world of innocence and wisdom.« less
The lives of two sisters, living with their eccentric family in a tumbledown castle in 1930s England, are turned inside-out with the arrival of their new landlords -- two extremely eligible young Americans.