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"The Riverside Villas Murder" (1973), a detective novel by Kingsley Amis. Use this tag with the [kingsley-amis] tag.

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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 (...