[Read] ➵ The Lido ➱ Libby Page – Tbjewellers.co.uk We're never too old to make new friends—or to make a differenceRosemary Peterson has lived in Brixton London all her life but everything is changingThe library where she used to work has closed The We're never too old to make new friends—or to make a differenceRosemary Peterson has lived in Brixton London all her life but everything is changingThe library where she used to work has closed The family grocery store has become a trendy bar And now The Lido an outdoor pool where she's swam daily since its opening is threatened with closure by a local housing developer It was at The Lido that Rosemary escaped the devastation of World War II; here she fell in love with her husband George; here she found community during her marriage and since George’s deathTwenty something Kate Matthews has moved to Brixton and feels desperately alone A once promising writer she now covers forgettable stories for her local paper That is until she’s assigned to write about The Lido’s closing Soon Kate’s portrait of the pool focuses on a singular woman Rosemary And as Rosemary slowly opens up to Kate both women are nourished and transformed in ways they never thought possibleIn the tradition of Fredrik Backman The Lido is a charming feel good novel that captures the heart and spirit of a community across generations—an irresistible tale of love loss aging and friendship.
Libby Page previously worked in marketing moonlighting as a writer She graduated from The London College of Fashion with a BA in Fashion Journalism before going on to work as a journalist at the Guardian THE LIDO is her first novel It was pre empted within hours of submission for six figures in the UK pre empted for six figures in the US and will be published in by Orion UK and Simon.
- 368 pages
- The Lido
- Libby Page
- 02 May 2016 Libby Page