Five Days in November, 1920. As the people of London await the arrival of the Un
known Soldier from France, three women are dealing with loss in their own way: H
ettie, who dances for sixpence a waltz at the Hammersmith Palais; Evelyn, who to
ils at a lowly job in the Pensions Office; and Ada, a housewife who is beset by
visions of her dead son. One day a young man comes to Ada's door. He carries wit
h him a wartime mystery that will bind these women together, and will both mend
and tear their hearts.