Homeward, the castle where Uncle lives, is a labyrinth of skyscrapers and multi-coloured towers connected by a fantastic network of tunnels, secret passages, water chutes, lifts and railways, and littered with oil lakes, fountains, walls of sweets and towers of treacle. The castle is so large that parts of it are unknown to its owner. It is inhabited by millions of animals, dwarves and curious creatures, all of whom are supposed to pay Uncle rent. As most of it is unexplored there are always fresh delights to be discovered. This fantastical castle will appeal both to children and to the child within us all. After all, who could resist a world where you travel on switchback railways to an underground swimming pool, or on a traction engine to a tower full of sweets?

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