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Don’t miss The Cheeky Natives in conversation with Gretchen Haley about her novel The Tearoom (28 Oct)
 More about the book!

Penguin Random House and The Cheeky Natives invite you to the virtual launch of The Tearoom by Gretchen Haley.

The author will be in conversation with Alma-Nalisha Cele and Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane.

Event details

Date: Thursday 28 October 2021
Time:  18:00 SAST
Venue: Your lounge
Streaming on: @CheekyNatives | Facebook, YouTube and Twitter
Facebook event

About the book

Tubby Reddy has a plan simmering in his kitchen …

Meet Thirapatheegadu Ezekiel Reddy, Tubby for short, because heaven knows a man called Thirapatheegadu walks a lonely road. 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.

In the month before his birthday, the countdown begins. But just as Tubby is set to embark on his dream life, he is delivered a blow which could turn his dream to ashes.

Sprinkled with delicious humour and spoonfuls of local flavour, The Tearoom is a warm tale with characters you’ll never forget.

Categories Fiction South Africa

Tags Alma-Nalisha Cele Book events Book launches Gretchen Haley Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane Penguin Random House SA The Cheeky Natives The Tearoom Virtual book events Virtual book launches


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