Set in the seaside town of Whitby, at the moment when the United Kingdom is on the cusp of World War One, Evie and her family have already been touched by tragedy with the death of Evie's younger brother Alexander. As Evie's mother and father struggle to come to terms with their loss, Evie's older brother David distracts himself with the ever-growing threat of war. But when the threat turns into reality and David enlists in the army, Evie's mother is truly heartbroken. And as each member of the family does their best to help the war effort, they also struggle with the sacrifices each of them are forced to make
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