From the author of Goodbye Mr. Chips and Random Harvest.  A story of a plain and ordinary man, in a world not fit fopr heroes to live in, yet plain men often had to become heroes.  George Boswell is just such a man.  His wife, Livia, a sinister influence that George must eventually face on a day which was the turning point of his life.  Set in a Midlands industrial town before and during World War II.