Interviewee name: Katherine Highley
Interviewee DOB and place of birth: August 1938,
Ontario Canada
Interviewee Occupation: Retired catering business owner
Book group(s) attended: Balham
Date(s) of recording: 12 December 2014
Location of recording: Interviewee's home, Balham, London
Interviewer: Dr. Shelley Trower
Duration(s): Interview 1: 00:56:10
Interview 2: 01:40:11
Summariser: Haley Moyse Fenning


All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables, Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy series, Geoffrey Chaucer,Heidi, Ivanhoe, Kidnapped (comic book adaptations), Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler, Farewell My Lovely, Dasheill Hammett, Daphne De Maurier, Rebecca, Daphne De Maurier, Jamaica Inn, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, William Shakespeare, Anton Chekhov, August Strindberg, Fyodor Mikhail Dostoyevsky, Leo Tolstoy, Boris Pasternak, John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Ivan Turgenev, Fathers and Sons, Wendy Wallace, The Painted Bridge, Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White, Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 1

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables, Enid Blyton, Johanna Spyri, Heidi, Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels, Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped, Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, Charles Dickens, Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, William Shakespeare,Anton Chekhov, Three Sisters, Fyodor Mikhail Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Mikhail Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov, Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, Helen Dunmore, The Siege, Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, George Orwell, 1984, Margaret Atwood, Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Natasha Soloman, Mr Rosenblum’s List, Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past, Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, James Joyce, Ulysses, Émile Zola, Honoré de Balzac, Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire, Howard Jacobson, J,Kazuo Ishiguro, Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall, Kazuo Ishiguro, Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go, Hilary Mantel, Bring Up the Bodies, Wendy Wallace, The Painted Bridge, Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Emma Donoghue, The Sealed Letter, Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Graham Greene, Brighton Rock.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 2

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