The plot concerns the dilapidation of a once grand Irish hotel the Majestic , in the midst of the political upheaval during the Irish War of Independence — Although there are similar themes within the three novels most notably that of the British Empire , they do not form a sequence of storytelling.
Troubles was well-received upon its publication. It was adapted into a made-for-television film in , starring Ian Charleson and Ian Richardson. In , Sam Jordison in The Guardian called Troubles "a work of genius", and "one of the best books" of the second half of the twentieth century. The three novels that he did leave are all in their different way extraordinary.
Both the hotel, and the town in which it is situated, Kilnalough, are fictional. Archer is convinced he is engaged, though sure he had never actually proposed, to Angela Spencer, the daughter of Edward Spencer, the elderly owner of the hotel.
She has written to him since they met in while on leave from the trench warfare of the Western Front. Archer functions as a confused observer of the dysfunctional Spencer family, representing the Anglo-Irish, and the local Catholic population.
As the novel progresses, social and economic relationships break down, mirrored by the gentle decay of the hotel. While the Irish War of Independence forms the background to the events of the novel, the political upheaval is not treated as a theme.
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