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By Alison Lurie


Virginia Miner, a fifty-something, single tenured professor, is in London to paintings on her new e-book approximately children’s folks rhymes. regardless of sporting a U.S. passport, Vinnie feels basically English and particularly appears down on her fellow americans. yet even with that, she is drawn right into a mortifying and oddly pleasurable affair with an Oklahoman vacationer who attire 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. as an alternative, he's distracted via a gorgeous and unpredictable English actress and the area she belongs to.

Both American, either overseas, and either achingly lonely, Vinnie and Fred play out their harassed alienation and dizzying romantic liaisons in Alison Lurie’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. well written, poignant, and witty, Foreign Affairs is still a permanent comedian masterpiece.

“A best suited comedy, very shiny, brilliantly written in a convinced and unique demeanour. the simplest ebook via certainly one of our best writers.”
–Elizabeth Hardwick

“There isn't any American author i've got learn with extra consistent excitement and sympathy. . . . Foreign Affairs earns an analogous shelf as Henry James and Edith Wharton.”
–John Fowles

“If you be capable to learn just a couple of solid novels a yr, make this one in every of them.”
USA Today

“An inventive, touching book.”

“A wonderful jewel.”
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