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Dodie Smith

Dorothy Gladys "Dodie" Smith (3 May 1896 – 24 November 1990) 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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Ah, but you're the insidious type--Jane Eyre with of touch of Becky Sharp. A thoroughly dangerous gi ...

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

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Well, my paper has asked me to do a series: Lives of the Great Musicians, reading time 2 minutes.

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It came to me that Hyde Park has never belonged to London - that it has always been , in spirit, a s ...

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The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts ...

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It isn't a bit of use my pretending I'm not crying, because I am... Pause to mop up. Better now.Perh ...

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Still, looking through the old volumes was soothing, because thinking of the past made the present s ...

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And no bathroom on earth will make up for marrying a bearded man you hate.

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It isn't a bit of use my pretending I'm not crying, because I amPause to mop up. Better now.Perhaps ...

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Perhaps it would really be rather dull to be married and settled for life. Liar! It would be heaven.

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I only want to write. And there's no college for that except life.

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Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad~?

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Americans do seem to say things which make the English notice England.

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Was I the only woman in the world who, at my age - and after a lifetime of quite rampant independenc ...

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Rose doesn't like the flat country, but I always did ' flat country seems to give the sky such a cha ...

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