By Alison Lurie
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
Virginia Miner, a fifty-something, single tenured professor, is in London to paintings on her new ebook approximately children’s people rhymes. regardless of sporting a U.S. passport, Vinnie feels basically English and particularly appears down on her fellow americans. yet despite that, she is drawn right into a mortifying and oddly gratifying affair with an Oklahoman vacationer who clothes extra Bronco Billy than Beau Brummel.
Also in London is Vinnie’s colleague Fred Turner, a good-looking, flat broke, newly separated, and carefully depressing younger guy attempting to specialize in his personal study. in its place, he's distracted by means of a stunning and unpredictable English actress and the realm she belongs to.
Both American, either overseas, and either achingly lonely, Vinnie and Fred play out their stressed alienation and dizzying romantic liaisons in Alison Lurie’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. well written, poignant, and witty, Foreign Affairs continues to be a permanent comedian masterpiece.
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