EXCERPT | The Tearoom by Gretchen Haley

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Meet Thirapatheegadu Ezekiel Reddy proud proprietor of The Tearoom in deepest KwaZulu-Natal, he’s also a father, a timid dreamer and the long-suffering husband of hypochondriac Lynette. For many years, Tubby has been working on a marvellous plan which involves the object of his affection – his enigmatic kitchen assistant.

For many years, Tubby has been working on a marvellous plan which involves the object of his affection – his enigmatic kitchen assistant. Sprinkled with delicious humour and spoonfuls of local flavour, The Tearoom  is a warm tale with characters you’ll never forget. Below is an excerpt. 

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