Travel through Ireland past and present with Ann Mann’s magical tale surrounding Irish dance

Ann Mann's latest novel described as 'a very descriptive and lively read' by Gloria Hunniford , author and broadcaster.

“Haunting and suspenseful. A delightful read.” – Ireland Today

“I just loved this book” – Caroline Graham, creator of Midsomer Murders

“Pure magic!” – Louise Keegan, The Keegan Academy of Irish Dance

“A page-turner that you don’t want to miss!” – James Keegan, Lead Dancer, ‘Lord of the Dance’

Having developed a love of Ireland since first visiting as a child, Ann Mann’s latest novel Arcanum is a celebration of life with all its joy, pain and mystery, set against a backdrop of Irish dancing. “I attended the Yeats Summer School in the sixties and I became aware of the amazing artistic and cultural contribution that Irish writers, artists and musicians had made to the world,” explains Ann, who later returned to the Summer School as a lecturer with her own thesis ‘Yeats & Music’.

Arcanum is a supernatural novel set in past and present Ireland, which tells of the human spirit’s desire to overcome adversity. When a troupe of Irish dancers disappear, the police and the world are left baffled. While Silas Murphy and Clodagh Trevor embark on their own desperate search for their friends and colleagues, a strange and complex labyrinth of events unfold, influenced by the age-old divinatory symbolism of the Tarot cards.

Copies of Ann's magical novel, Arcanum , are available upon request from Matador. 

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