Outdoor Swimming Society reviews Daisy Belle

‘ Daisy Belle is a love letter to a forgotten golden age of swimming…Davies has a beautiful turn of phrase. To read her descriptions of water and its locations is transportive – here, you can smell the piping, hear the echo over shiny tiles and feel the warmth of the Lambeth baths; there, feel the clag of fog and breathe the scent of fish in dank Thames-side streets; there, taste the salt and feel the grit in the swell at Margate and Rockaway beaches..her phrases are on a par with Sarah Waters for creating a very present past,’ Anna Morell, the Outdoor Swimming Society.

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