Interviewee name: Lyndsay Hart
Interviewee DOB and place of birth: 12 September 1943, London
Interviewee Occupation: Graphic designer/gardener/florist
Book group(s) attended: Balham
Date(s) of recording:

3 June 2015

Location of recording: Tooting
Interviewer: Dr. Amy Tooth Murphy
Duration(s): Interview 1: 01:14:22
Interview 2: 01:10:18
Summariser: Alison Chand


All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Voltaire, Candide, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, Richmal Crompton, Just William, George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, The News Chronicle, Gilbert White, The Natural History of Selborne, William Cobbett, Rural Rides, Sigmund Freud, Totem and Taboo, Charles Dickens, Georgette Heyer, Paul Clay, John Donne, Family and Kinship in East London, Poem for the Day, Robert Frost, W. H. Auden, The Collected Poetry of W. H. Auden, Alexander McCall Smith, What W. H. Auden Can Do For You, Wilfred Thesiger, Arabian Sands, The Marsh Arabs, Rory Stewart, Jean Paul Sartre, Agatha Christie, Philip Larkin, Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Dalton Trumbo, Johnny Got His Gun, Franz Kafka, Roald Dahl, Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island, Michael Morpurgo, Anthony Horowitz, Angela Wilson, Johanna Spyri, Heidi, Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, Antony Beever, Stalingrad, Paul Merton, Only When I Laugh, Ross Macdonald, Ross Thomas, Val McDermid, Joe Soro, Henning Mankell, Wallander, Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita, Richard Ford, Canada, Cormac McCarthy, The Road, Georges Simenon/David Coward, Maigret novels.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 1

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Barbara Trapido, Brother of the More Famous Jack, W. H. Auden, William Wordsworth, Agatha Christie, Come, Tell Me How You Live, Andrea Camilleri, Alexander McCall Smith, Ross Thomas, Ross Macdonald, Georges Simenon/David Coward, Maigret, Elmore Leonard, George Eliot, Jane Austen, Margaret Forster, Anita Shreve, Light on Snow, Primo Levi, Marilyn French, The Women’s Room, George Orwell, Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook, Iris Murdoch, AS Byatt, Virginia Woolf, To The Lighthouse, Edmund Wilson, Mary McCarthy, Elizabeth Smart, By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept, Zadie Smith, NW, Vita Sackville-West, Cormac McCarthy, The Road, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Franz Kafka, Isaac Asimov, A Short History of Chemistry, A Short History of Physics, Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, Anthony Trollope, Val McDermid, Susan Hill, Margery Allingham, The Tiger in the Smoke, Angela Wilson, Michael Morpurgo, Anthony Horowitz, Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island, Ian McEwan, John Le Carre, The Constant Gardener, P. D. James, Pemberley novels, Antony Beevor, Stalingrad, C. J. Sansom, Neil Macgregor, A History of the World in 100 Objects, Caitlin Moran, How to Be a Woman, The Times, Ben Jonson, Philip Larkin, High Windows, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Miller, Joseph Heller, Catch-22, Richmal Crompton, Just William, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, Sigmund Freud, Totem and Taboo, Voltaire, Candide, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 2

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