About this book
Reissue of the classic romance, by the author of "101 Dalmations". Made into a successful film in 2003, it was first published in 1948, and continues to be popular today.
Cassandra Mortmain lives with her impoverished family in a crumbling castle. Her journal records her life with her bored sister Rose, her stepmother Topaz, her little brother Thomas and her novelist father who suffers from a financially crippling writer's block. However, all their lives are turned upside down when American heirs to castle arrive.