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Book â The Lido The uplifting Sunday Times bestseller you need to read in 2020 Æ The uplifting Sunday Times bestseller you need to read in 2020 Ò Libby page Ò ➻ [Reading] ➽ The Lido: The uplTHE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERMeet Rosemary 86 and Kate 26 dreamers campaigners outdoor swimmersRosemary has lived in Brixton all her life but everything she knows is changing Only the local lido where she swims every day remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband George Kate has just moved and feels adrift in a city that is too big for her Shes on the bottom rung of her career as a local journalist and is determined to make something of it So when the lido is threatened with closure Kate knows this story could be her chance to shine But for Rosemary it could be the end of everything Together they are determined to make a stand and to prove that the pool isthan just a place to swim it is the heart of the community Feel good and uplifting this charming novel is full of heart LUCY DIAMOND I had really high expectations of this book after it received such great reviews but I found it mediocre The storyline was incredibly slow moving and it dragged on for at least 100 pages than it needed to be It wasn't gripping and I wouldn't recommend it

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THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERMeet Rosemary 86 and Kate 26 dreamers campaigners outdoor swimmersRosemary has lived in Brixton all her life but everything she knows is changing Only the local lido where she swims every day remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband George Kate has just moved and feels adrift in a city that is too big for her Shes on the bottom rung of her career as a local journalist and is determined to make something of it So when the lido is threatened with closure Kate knows this story could be her chance to shine But for Rosemary it could be the end of everything Together they are determined to make a stand and to prove that the pool isthan just a place to swim it is the heart of the community Feel good and uplifting this charming novel is full of heart LUCY DIAMOND Having seen a few reviews I took a chance and purchased the Lido and what a joyful emotional and exuisite read it was I loved it so much that it’s gone straight to the top of my favourite reads of the year so farIn essence this book is about friendship and its redemptive powers to heal it’s about community and the things that connect us it’s about love loss and the cycle of life Rosemary’s life has revolved around the Lido especially caught up in it are memories of her beloved husband George and when it is threatened with closure her world tilts on its axis and she faces the end of all she holds dear Then there is Kate for whom friendship with Rosemary and the fight to save the Lido from closure offers her the possibility of release from the crushing crippling loneliness that blights her lifeIt’s a very moving read but at the same time it’s full of joy and positivity a remarkable range of emotions to experience within the same book I was reduced to tears I laughed and I felt a sense of intense loss at having to leave the characters behind as the last page was turned The story gently grabbed hold of me as I read on the train The world sped by and I could have been anywhere physically because I was immersed in the story enveloped by lives of the characters their individual journeys and how each dovetailed into the place that connected them This is a character led story with a gentle reading pace perfect for losing yourself in Even the Lido felt as an important a character as Rosemary and Katie because it’s central to the story and wraps us and them in its embrace Gentle and funny in places heartbreaking and sad in others it’s a story about people than eventsRosemary is written with a deft hand so much so that I felt as if I knew her she is caring clever and I warmed to her within a few pages; while Katie struggling to find her place in the community will remind so many readers of their own struggles we have all at some time experienced her insecurities and yearning for friendship There is richness in the depth and uality provided by all the supporting characters from Frank and Jermaine who run the book shop and Jay the photographer and they are all united by the battle to save the Lido The layers of life within Brixton go as far as a fox that walks the streets searching constantly for food while the community searches for cohesion and the strength to fight off the developersThe Lido is a remarkable first book by a writer who loves and understands the complex nature of community who creates characters who we can all recognise and relate toI look forward to what the writer does next

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The Lido The uplifting Sunday Times bestseller you need to read in 2020THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERMeet Rosemary 86 and Kate 26 dreamers campaigners outdoor swimmersRosemary has lived in Brixton all her life but everything she knows is changing Only the local lido where she swims every day remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband George Kate has just moved and feels adrift in a city that is too big for her Shes on the bottom rung of her career as a local journalist and is determined to make something of it So when the lido is threatened with closure Kate knows this story could be her chance to shine But for Rosemary it could be the end of everything Together they are determined to make a stand and to prove that the pool isthan just a place to swim it is the heart of the community Feel good and uplifting this charming novel is full of heart LUCY DIAMOND Such a great story the saving of a swimming pool and a community It made me want to go swimming with friends