In E. M. Delafield's Provincial Lady vein, a professor's wife recounts her impressions on her first trip abroad, at the time of her husband's exchange professorship with a staff member of a Devonshire college. She is all eyes for new sights and this is a readable, entertaining account of places, people, and life around her. There is a jaunt to Norway and Sweden, there is a Christmas trip to Paris; and there is above all the major part dealing with the experiences in Devonshire. Through the pages of her diary the reader shares her experiences:- the house they rent, the neighbors' gossip, teas, dinners, difficulties in adapting herself to what is expected of her, her husband's dry humor and flawless behavior, amusing commentary, honest likes and dislikes, all with skilled and original (sometimes overly so) turn of phrase. You can have fun with this and sell it to customers as a personal recommendation.