They All Begin with an Idea: A Conversation with Andrea Goldsmith
Dooley, Gillian Mary
Andrea Goldsmith has published seven novels, most recently The Memory Trap (2013), and Reunion (2009). I had not met her before I visited her home in Clifton Hill, an inner suburb of Melbourne, to record this interview, but I had read her 2002 novel The Prosperous Thief with great admiration, and we had recently corresponded by email. She had written a very kind review of my 2003 publication of interviews with Iris Murdoch, From a Tiny Corner in the House of Fiction, so it seemed fitting that I interview her for Writers in Conversation. I sent her some questions a few weeks before we met, and these provided a loose framework for our discussion.