By Anita Miller

Tea & Antipathy is a delightfully hilarious and precise account of 1 American family’s summer season within the posh London local of Knightsbridge in 1965. shooting the helpless feeling that dwelling in a international urban frequently brings, the e-book recounts how the Millers met a large choice of memorable characters from all social sessions, together with Mrs. Grail the Irish cleansing girl, who was once confident that their domestic was once haunted and who hated the English; Basil Goldbrick, a businessman from Manchester; and Basil’s smart spouse Daisy, who resented americans. advised in a carefully sardonic tone, this tale offers perception on what London used to be like throughout the Swinging Sixties and what it was once wish to uproot a relations for an adventurous summer time abroad.

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