By Fergus O'Connell
Summer, 1914. Clara, a passionate younger London spouse and the mummy of 2 small women, is married to Henry, a supervisor at an coverage corporation, however the marriage isn't more healthy. either one of them have, of their personal methods, given up on it.
As the countdown to WWI starts off within the capitals of Europe and battle is asserted, Clara discovers Henry is having an affair with a girl at paintings. Clara too unearths herself interested in one other guy, James, a divorced international workplace employee, and needs to struggle opposed to either the conventions of the time and her personal judgment of right and wrong as they fall in love. but if Henry and James enlist, Clara needs to commence the lengthy vigil, ready to determine which, if both of them, will go back from the fighting.
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