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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

I am fascinated by Ireland and the Irish people and that includes the history this small island has experienced. When this book was proposed as a Group Read for the 1001 Books group on LibraryThing I ... Read full review

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed J.G. Farrell's "Troubles"... such a fun read! Major Brendan Archer has just returned to the war and heads to Ireland to figure out whether he is really engaged to Angela Spencer, whom ... Read full review

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User Review  - amy_marie26 - LibraryThing

Poor Major Brendan Archer has survived the Great War and sets off to Ireland to visit his mysterious fiancée, Angela, at the Majestic, the hotel owned by her family. Although he was sure that he had ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mercury57 - LibraryThing

From the first page of Troubles, we're thrust into a rather bizarre world of a once-grand but now dilapidated hotel on the western edge of Southern Ireland. The Majestic Hotel is inhabited by guests ... Read full review

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User Review  - gbelik - LibraryThing

Written in the 1970's but set in 1919 and 1920, this novel is set in the decrepit Majestic Hotel in Ireland, now frequented only by elderly ladies of reduced means. It is visited by a British Major of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Smiler69 - LibraryThing

Major Brendan Archer, just released from treatment for shell-shock after the first war, is headed to the Majestic Hotel in Kilnalough, Ireland, to meet a young woman who may or may not be his fiancée ... Read full review

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User Review  - brenzi - LibraryThing

In 1970, J.G. Farrell wrote an epic novel that is bound to land on many reader’s “Best Historical Fiction” lists. Sprawling, wonderfully contrived, beautifully written, filled with complex characters ... Read full review

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User Review  - kidzdoc - LibraryThing

Troubles, the winner of the Lost Man Booker Prize, is the first novel of Farrell's Empire Trilogy, which also includes The Siege of Krishnapur, the 1973 Booker Prize winner, and The Singapore Grip ... Read full review


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