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The lido

Libby Page

The lido

a novel

by Libby Page

  • 237 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reporters and reporting,
  • Older women,
  • Fiction,
  • Female friendship

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLibby Page
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6116.A355 L53 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 pages
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26959510M
    ISBN 10150118203X, 1501182056
    ISBN 109781501182037, 9781501182051
    LC Control Number2017049161
    OCLC/WorldCa1006806730

      The Lido A Novel (Book): Page, Libby: "A tender, joyous debut novel about a cub reporter and her eighty-six-year-old subject--and the unlikely and life-changing friendship that develops between them. Kate is a twenty-six-year-old riddled with anxiety and panic attacks who works for a local paper in Brixton, London, covering forgettably small stories.   The Lido (Book): Page, Libby: "A tender, joyous debut novel about a cub reporter and her eighty-six-year-old subject--and the unlikely and life-changing friendship that develops between them. Kate is a twenty-six-year-old riddled with anxiety and panic attacks who works for a local paper in Brixton, London, covering forgettably small stories.

    COMPETITION. Libby will be launching her book at the Lido Cafe on Thursday 19th April, 7pm to 11pm, and has kindly sent Brockwell Swimmers three invites, plus three signed copies to give away. All you have to do is tell us why you love Brockwell Lido? The best . The Lido is a book that pays homage to the ties that hold a community together, a source of hope and change through companionship and understanding. The lido in Brixton is in danger. Kate, a young reporter who feels the need to shut herself from the world, meets Rosemary, an elderly woman who is the heart and soul of the lido/5(18).

      The Lido A Novel (Book): Page, Libby: "Kate is a twenty-six-year-old riddled with anxiety and panic attacks who works for a local paper in Brixton, London, covering forgettably small stories. When she's assigned to write about the closing of the local lido (an outdoor pool and recreation center), she meets Rosemary, an eighty-six-year-old widow who has swum at the lido daily since it . The book begins with a history of outdoor pools – their grand beginnings after the buttoned-up Victorian era, their falling popularity in the 20th century, and the newfound appreciation for the outdoor pool, or lido, and outdoor swimming in the 21st century.


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The lido by Libby Page Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book tells the tale of Kate, a lonely year-old suffering from anxiety, and Rosemary, an year-old widow who swims daily at her local lido (an outdoor pool and recreation center). The lido is targeted by a development company who wants to buy the land to build an expensive apartment complex/5.

The 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 to.

I look forward to what the writer does next. Read more. 35 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(). The 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 to.

I look forward to what the writer does next. Read more. 35 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(). How to bring more books home: 1) Just message us on: Facebook, Instagram or by Email ([email protected]) 2) Or Order by Phone: 3) We can take payment over the phone or thru Venmo.

4) For pick-up you choose: Just inside the door of the store, by the curb-side or delivery if you live reasonably. This reading group guide for The Lido includes an introduction, discussion The lido book, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Libby suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your ed on: J The ticketing page to book our offers at the Lido de Paris Ticketing | Lido By continuing to browse or by clicking “Accept All Cookies”, you agree to The lido book storing of first- and third-party cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in.

A compelling and uplifting read from the get go, The Lido is a charming tale of hope, of finding your feet in a big city and of learning to dive in at the deep end. Buy The Lido by Libby Page on Amazon or from Waterstones.

About The Lido. Meet Rosemary, 86, and Kate, dreamers, campaigners, outdoor swimmers. UPDATE Re-opening the Lido. Parliament Hill Fields Lido will reopen Saturday 18 July. On Friday 17th July, the booking system will go live at 11am on this link.

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As the situation evolves, the Lido de Paris will be closely monitoring events and shall follow the government's instructions. Forget the hype – in a highly competitive arena of debut authors, The Lido is a drop in an ocean full of talent.

Sat,First published: Sat,   The book you take on holiday with you. The book you read by the pool. The book that you pick up at the airport before you jet off. The book that you will (or probably are already) hearing your friends talk about non-stop.

Or, it could be the book you read at the lido. This book is the debut that everyone is talking about the moment. Review: The Lido by Libby Page — a much-hyped novel that’s been likened to a Richard Curtis film Sold for a six-figure sum, this debut about saving a London lido is in danger of drowning in.

The acclaimed author of The Underground Railroad () follows up with a leaner, meaner saga of Deep South captivity set in the midth century and fraught with horrors more chilling for being based on true-life atrocities.

Elwood Curtis is a law-abiding, teenage paragon of rectitude, an avid reader of encyclopedias and after-school worker diligently overcoming hardships that come from ISBN: The lido is also the thing that brings Rosemary and Kate together in an unlikely friendship.

Although Brixton without the lido is unfathomable, the town council and a property company called Paradise Living see things differently. Due to budget issues, the council wants to sell the lido to Paradise Living, which plans to create a members-only gym.

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Hot off the press another great mention for Grange Lido, this time thanks to Chris Romer-Lee from our architects Studio Octopi, and the author of the book Christopher Beanland. Hopefully, they will both be able to swim in the lido when it has been reinstated and brought back to life as the iconic vibrant 50metre pool it once was.

The Lido has been compared to A Man Called Ove. Read both books with your book club and discuss them, comparing and contrasting the themes of each.

In what ways were they similar? Do you think that Rosemary and Ove were alike? If so, how? A Conversation with Libby Page Congratulations on the publication of The Lido!

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