The tale of a love affair between a London woman and a French Algerian man.
BBC Radio 4
10/10 While Rhoda tries to find a way reach her parents, Irene confronts her loneliness.
9/10 As the cabin nears its faltering completion, Irene understands how alone she really is.
8/10 Jim finally has a question for Rhoda. And is it too late for Gary and Irene to succeed?
7/10 Rhoda ponders the hopelessness of Jim, while Gary communes with his Viking heroes.
6/10 Despite her headaches, Irene goes to see Gary's cabin work and Jim dreams of a new life.
5/10 Jim's dreams are dashed while Irene wonders if hers were ever realistic.
4/10 Rhoda surprises Jim with unexpected guests, and Gary faces another hurdle with his cabin.
The true First World War love story of May Wedderburn Cannan and Bevil Quiller-Couch.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
3/10 As Gary grapples with the very foundations of his dream, Jim enters a world of delight.