Sandra

Interviewee name: Sandra Newnham
Interviewee DOB and place of birth: October 1953, Luton
Interviewee Occupation: Education
Book group(s) attended: Balham
Date(s) of recording:

12 December 2014

Location of recording: Balham/Tooting
Interviewer: Shelley Trower
Duration(s): Interview 1: 00:56:37
Interview 2: 01:12:16
Summariser: Alison Chand

Interviews

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Enid Blyton, The Faraway Tree, The Famous Five, Mabel O’Donnell, Janet and John, Winston Graham, Poldark, Jane Austen, Persuasion, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, William Shakespeare, The Bible, Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights, Michael Dibdin, Donna Leon, Kate Atkinson, Jackson Brodie, Agatha Christie, John Fowles, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Christos Tsoilkas, The Slap, C. J. Sansom, Jean Plaidy, Catherine Cookson, Daily Mirror, Louis de Bernieres, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Robert Tressell, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 1

All books mentioned (those discussed for >20 seconds in bold):
Enid Blyton, The Faraway Tree, The Famous Five, Georgette Heyer, Jean Plaidy, Catherine Cookson, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, George Eliot, Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights, Horace Walpole, The Castle of Otranto, Children’s Stories from Dickens, William Shakespeare, Sarah Waters, Wendy Wallace, The Painted Bridge, Winston Graham, Poldark, Thomas Hardy, John Fowles, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Louis de Bernieres, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Mary Ann Schaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Michael Ondaatje, Anil’s Ghost, Hannah Kent, Burial Rights, Dylan Thomas, Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, Cider with Rosie, Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed, The Kite Runner, Kazuo Ishiguro, Hilary Mantel, C. J. Sansom, Shardlake, Walter de la Mare, Fare Well, Donna Leon, James Joyce, Dubliners, Robert Tressell, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Gerald Durrell, My Family and Other Animals, Polly Coles, The Politics of Washing: Real Life in Venice, Two Old Ducks in Venice, Christos Tsoilkas, The Slap, Joseph Heller, Catch-22.

Interview Summary Sheet - Part 2

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