a joyful celebration of community and friendship
a feel-good novel about friendship and belonging
a timeless tale of friendship, love and chilly swims
This debut is set to be one of the biggest of the year
A standout hymn to female friendship and the power of collective action
This lovely book is about the power of friendship and community.. Heartwarming and uplifting, The Lido is set to make quite a splash.
This summer's poolside must-read... a timeless tale of friendship, love and chilly swims. It may be about freezing-cold water but it will give you a warm glow.
A bright, uplifting tale of friendship and community resilience
A testament to kindness and friendship
Feelgood and uplifting, this charming novel is full of heart
A beautiful book. Sweet and heartwarming but also wise with a strong message about the importance of community and friendship. It reminded me of a Richard Curtis film, life-affirming, romantic and impossible to resist.
Switching mainly between Rosemary and Kate's viewpoints, we quickly come to see that Rosemary is just as lonely as her new friend, steeped in a lifetime's memories of swimming in the lido
This is a wonderful story of friendship and believing in yourself
A joyous and uplifting debut - a testament to kindness and friendship
Brimming with charm and compassion
A novel of friendship, love and the importance of community - this is an absolute pleasure
Brimming with charm and compassion... It's tender, thoughtful and above all a feelgood celebration of community and life-changing friendship.
The next Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
A lavish depiction of an unlikely friendship, a London community and life-long love, all charmingly told in rich, yet gentle prose
Uplifting.. the pool is not just a place to swim - it's the heart of the community
Did I #lovethelido? So much my heart broke a little turning the last page. A stunning debut
What will win you over is the story of two women and the strength of their friendship
A beautifully written testament to unlikely friendship, the galvanising pursuit of common goals and lifelong passions which link individuals with their community
Such a kind and lovely novel, The Lido has a heart that shines from every page