The Ritz London Book of Afternoon Tea: The Art and Pleasures of Taking Tea

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Taking tea is quintessentially English, and who is a greater authority on the subject than the sumptuous London Ritz Hotel? Delightfully illustrated, this charming Edwardian-style book provides us with all the expertise on the ceremony as well as the recipes.

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Helen Simpson’s two previous collections of stories, Four Bare Legs in a Bed and Dear George, have established her as one of the most highly acclaimed writers of her generation. One of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists, she was also Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year.
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"charming...It's quite right that everything should stop for tea." * Homes and Gardens *

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