Synopses & Reviews
Troubles is the riveting story of Major Brendan Archer, who travels to Ireland to meet his fiancée, Angela, in 1919. They have met only once before, a few years earlier in Brighton, and have conducted a long-distance relationship ever since. Within a few days of his arrival in Kilnalough, however, Angela dies of Leukemia. But the old, dilapidated hotel her father ownsplus a local woman, Sarahcast a certain spell over Major Archer. He decides to stay on at The Majestic Hotel, surrounded by old ladies, various animals, and the eccentric and fervently Protestant owner of the hotel, Edward Spencer. Meanwhile, another Ireland is rising up outside"troubles" of both the political and social kind are about to rear their heads.