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Kingsley Amis (1922–1995), British novelist, poet and critic, best known for the satirical campus novel "Lucky Jim" (1954).

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What is a “sawney tea” in Kingsley Amis’ “The Riverside Villas Murder”?

From The Riverside Villas Murder by Kingsley Amis: ‘Good.’ The colonel worked his bell-push. ‘Thank you for coming, Peter.' ‘Oh no, sir, thank you for a sawney tea. And the music.’ Kingsley Amis (...
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