Two English women in their 30's are struggling to run an isolated farm, but the hens have stopped laying and the hen house is being raided by a fox. Enter a young soldier who is such an engaging and capable fellow that he is invited to stay on as a hired hand. Who is this mysterious man who eventually dominates life on the farm?
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