Taking the Waters by Caitlin Davies and Ruth Corney review

The Guardian – 20 May 2012

‘Swimming here, writes Davies, is “magical, even biblical” and the book, with its archive photos of men performing swallow dives, and women winter swimmers cavorting in the snow (the Times in the 19th century noted these winter bathers were “an inoffensive kind of lunatic”), is the work of a passionate hobbyist…’

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