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Foreign Affairs
This is the story of two English professors from the same University who are taking sabbaticals in London at the same time. Vinnie Minor is fifty four, of unremarkable appearance, a tenured professor, and the author of several books on children's playground rhymes. She loves London, and enjoys her career, but she feels that at her age, her days of excitement and romance are over. Then she meets Chuck Mumpson, an unsophisticated American tourist, who is...