Summary:The effects of the war close in on the family. Calypso visits Polly and receives some tragic news. Uncle Richard's unexpected visit to London throws Helena's private life with Max into confusion. On a trip to Sophy's school with Richard, Calypso realises that the two girls share an important secret about Richard. Meanwhile, in Cornwall the pressures of life as a refugee and fear for her son left behind in Nazi Germany lead Monika to a desperate act.
Description:The many stories of 5 cousins,united by shared losses and lovers as they struggle with the absurdities of wartime london.