Jean and Stuart

Interviewee name: Jean and Stuart Wynn
Interviewee DOB and place of birth: March 1955, Hammersmith (JW),
31st December 1988, Roehampton (SW)
Interviewee Occupation: Office work/teaching assistant (JW); Librarian (SW)
Book group(s) attended: Roehampton
Date(s) of recording: 4 December 2014
Location of recording: Wandsworth
Interviewer: Amy Tooth Murphy
Duration(s): Interview 1: 02:05:00
Interview 2: 02:23:20
Summariser: Alison Chand


All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
The Silkworm, The Cuckoo’s Calling, Saturday Shillings, Play Hour magazine, Janet and John, Topsy and Tim, The Valley of the Dolls, The Other Side of Midnight, Falling Angels, Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Help, The Little Stranger, The Thirteenth Tale, Scoop, Emma, Bleak House, The BFG, Matilda, Spot the Dog, There’s No Such Thing As A Dragon, Sam Sparrow, James and the Giant Peach, Alice in Wonderland, The Wind in the Willows, Harry Potter, The Animals of Farthing Wood, The Hobbit, The Chronicles of Narnia, Winnie the Pooh, Fair Play, Moomin, The Dangerous Journey, Pingu, Finn Family Moomintroll, Pippi Longstocking, Little Women, The Little Tinkers, The Catcher in the Rye, Franny and Zooey, Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour, For Esme with Love and Squalor, Nine Stories, The Pearl, The Bell Jar, To Kill a Mockingbird, Wuthering Heights, Great Expectations, Mrs Dalloway, Jane Eyre, Wide Sargasso Sea, The Awakening, Rebecca, Jamaica Inn, The Talented Mr Ripley, Strangers on a Train, The Two Faces of January, Carol/The Price of Salt, The Fortnight in September, Journey’s End, The Paying Guests, Fingersmith, Tipping the Velvet, Affinity, The Night Watch, Oranges are not the Only Fruit, The Passion, Sexing the Cherry, Lighthousekeeping, I Capture the Castle, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Bring on the Empty Horses, Far from the Madding Crowd, Bellman and Black, The Island, The Sunrise, The Secret Keeper, The Women’s Room, Lost Souls, The Edible Woman, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed, Red Planet, The Day of the Triffids, The Midwich Cuckoos, Good Omens, The Illustrated Man, The Taxidermist’s Daughter, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Her Fearful Symmetry, Mills and Boon, The Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, The Thorn Birds, The Lottery, Confessions of a Shopaholic, The Gruffalo, Fifty Shades of Grey, Burnt Shadows.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 1

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
The Secret Garden, Lost Souls, The Shell House, The Bloody Chamber, Black Venus, Fireworks, American Ghosts and Old World Wonders, A Game of Thrones, Courtney Love autobiography, Strange Boy, Harry Potter, Treasure Island, The Corrections, White Teeth, The Poisonwood Bible, Rosie and Jim books, Rupert Bear, Spot the Dog, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Perfect, The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle, Northern Lights, Home, The Women’s Room, Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl, Black Beauty, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Catcher in the Rye, The Wind in the Willows, Pride and Prejudice, Me Before You, The Island, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Midnight’s Children, The ‘Big Read’: Book of Books, Little Women, Rebecca, Jamaica Inn, The Paying Guests, Brick Lane, The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Room, The L-Shaped Room, Up the Junction, Woman in Love, Sons and Lovers, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Female Tars, Wuthering Heights, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Persuasion, Middlemarch, Jane Eyre, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Help, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Famous Five, Swallows and Amazons, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, The Magician’s Nephew, Alice in Wonderland, Saturday Shillings, Jackie, Fab 208, Bambi, Sam Sparrow, The Little Mermaid, The Land Before Time, Silverwing, Sunwing, The Animals of Farthing Wood, Firewing, The Slaves of Solitude, Hangover Square, Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky, Humphrey Bogart autobiography, My Family and Other Animals, Gormenghast, The Lord of the Rings, The Little Stranger, The Hunting of the Snarks, The Bird’s Nest, The Sundial, The Lottery, The Haunting of Hill House, The Turn of the Screw, Raising Demons, The Thorn Birds, Away to the Woods, The Cement Garden, Flowers in the Attic, Scoop, War and Peace, Pollyanna, Fifty Shades of Grey.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 2

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