Brenda

Interviewee name: Brenda Casey
Interviewee DOB and place of birth: 17th July 1948
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interviewee Occupation: Teacher and literacy coordinator
Book group(s) attended: Alvering
Date(s) of recording: 8th October 2014
Location of recording: Roehampton
Interviewer: University of Roehampton
Duration(s): Interview 1: 01:20:53
Interview 2: 01:47:49
Summariser: Alison Chand

Interviews

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Greyfriars Bobby, The Story of Grace Darling, Little Grey Rabbit, Toby Twirl, Rupert Bear, The Odyssey, Christopher Robin, The Wind in the Willows, Noddy, Jane books, Just William, The Valley of Adventure, The Sea of Adventure, Nancy Drew Girl Detective, What Katy Did, What Katy Did at School, Jane Eyre, Cranford, Kidnapped, Treasure Island, Travels with my Donkey, The Lake Isle of Innisfree, Father Brown, Ulysses, Brighton Rock, Jeeves, Dancing to the Flute, The Talented Mr Ripley, The Two Faces of January, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Goldfinch, Crime and Punishment, Oedipus Rex, A View from the Bridge, The Sound and the Fury, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, The Executioner’s Song, 44 Scotland Street, Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky, Tony Benn’s Diaries, The Sacred and Profane Love Machine, A Good Man is Hard to Find, Alias Grace, The Paying Guests, The Little Stranger, Star of the Sea, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Julius Caesar, Lord of the Flies.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 1

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
L’Etranger, Winter in Madrid, Enderby’s End, Julius Caesar, The Outsiders, Brighton Rock, The Goldfinch, Crime and Punishment, The Paying Guests, The Night Watch, Rebus novels, Exit Music, Inspector Montalbano, Lord Peter Wimsey, The Secret History, The Little Friend, The Falls, The Sound and the Fury, The Great Gatsby, Jeeves novels, Mapp and Lucia, The Kraus Project, Dotter of her Father’s Eyes, Maus, All Quiet on the Western Front, Tom’s Midnight Garden, An Officer and A Spy, Star of the Sea, Redemption Falls, One Across Two Down.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 2

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