Foreign Affairs, Paperback


Vinnie Miner, 54-year-old Anglophile professor, is in London on a six-month foundation grant.

So is her young colleague, Fred Turner. Vinnie is plain and resignedly self-reliant; Fred is arrestingly handsome and moping after a breakup with his wife.

Vinnie and Fred have love affairs in London. Fred's is a fraught liaison with a waitress while Vinnie drifts into a relationship with an engineer from Oklahoma she met on the plane, a brash uneducated stereotypical American who finally beguiles her (and the reader) with his uncomplicated goodness...I devoured the book at a sitting and then went back for a second dip at once' Penelope Lively, Sunday Telegraph.




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