Jackie

Interviewee name: Jackie Spencer
Interviewee DOB and place of birth: Early 1960s, Maidstone
Interviewee Occupation: Civil servant/administrative work
Book group(s) attended: Putney
Date(s) of recording:

3 June 2015

Location of recording: Interviewee's home, Putney, London
Interviewer: Dr. Amy Tooth Murphy
Duration(s): Interview 1: 01:35:15
Interview 2: 01:47:59
Summariser: Alison Chand

Interviews

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Mills and Boon, Noel Langley, The Land of Green Ginger, Tove Jansson, Finn Family Moomintroll, Norman Hunter, Professor Branestawm, Thomas Hardy, The Trumpet-Major, William Shakespeare, Macbeth, The Guardian, The Times, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment, Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections, Guy de Maupassant, Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant, Ned Beauman, The Teleportation Accident, M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans, Simon Mawer, The Glass Room, Tan Twang Eng, The Garden of Evening Mists, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Henning Mankell, Kurt Wallander, P. D. James, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones, Jill Murphy, Whatever Next!, Chris Bentley, Thunderbirds, Helen Macdonald, H is for Hawk, Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Penelope Lively, Ammonites and Leaping Fish, Zadie Smith, NW, Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch, Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, Jane Austen, Emma, George Eliot, Alan Ayckbourn, John Godber, Up ‘n’ Under, Reginald Rose, Twelve Angry Men, Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting, Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange, Kate Morton, The House of Riverton, Lindsey Kelk, I Heart Vegas, Barbara Taylor Bradford

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 1

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Jill Murphy, Whatever Next!, Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote, Margaret Hunt, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Cecilia H. Hinde, Floury Fingers, Abraham Verghese, Cutting for Stone, Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Thomas Hardy, The Trumpet-Major, William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Jane Austen, Emma, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Robert Ludlum, The Bourne Identity, J. R. R. Tolkien, Noel Langley, The Land of Green Ginger, Tove Jansson, Finn Family Moomintroll, Norman Hunter, Professor Branestawm, The Guardian, Jackie, Disco 45, Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, Penelope Lively, Ammonites and Leaping Fish, Penelope Lively, How it All Began, Penelope Lively, Moon Tiger, Tan Twang Eng, The Garden of Evening Mists, Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Ned Beauman, The Teleportation Accident, ML Stedman, The Light Between Oceans, Lindsey Kelk, I Heart Vegas, Simon Mawer, The Glass Room, Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment, Alice Munro, Leo Tolstoy, Claire Tomalin, Charles Dickens: A Life, Helen Macdonald, H is for Hawk, Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch, Zadie Smith, NW, Zadie Smith, White Teeth, Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, Guy de Maupassant, Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant, Daphne du Maurier, Don’t Look Now and Other Stories, Daphne du Maurier, Jamaica Inn, Salley Vickers, Miss Garnet’s Angel, Kate Morton, The House at Riverton, Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel, Bring Up The Bodies, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah, Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That, Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front, Enid Blyton, Noddy, Susan Gates and Charles Fuge, Run! Run! It’s Scary Poo!, AA Milne, Winnie the Pooh, Peter Stevenson, My Big Book of Stories and Rhymes, My Big Book of Fairy Tales, Chris Bentley, Thunderbirds

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 2

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