Dodie Smith

Dodie Smith

Author of : I Capture the Castle,The Hundred and One Dalmatians,The Town in Bloom

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Dorothy Gladys "Dodie" Smith was born in 3 May 1896,Whitefield, United Kingdom â€“ 24 November 1990,Uttlesford, United Kingdom was an English children's novelist and playwright, known best for the novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians (1956). Other works include I Capture the Castle (1948), and The Starlight Barking (1967). The Hundred and One Dalmatians was adapted into a 1961 Disney animated movie version. Her novel I Capture the Castle was adapted into a 2003 movie version. I Capture the Castle was voted number 82 as "one of the nation's 100 best-loved novels" by the British public as part of the BBC's The Big Read (2003).


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"Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression."

"The family — that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to."

"Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing."

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