Nicholas Ostler April 13, 2018

Manannan’s cloak is of invisibility, and is traditionally provided by the mists that swirl round Ellan Vannin, the Isle of Man. This doughty work of selection – which is also a mighty labour of love, since the anthologist has translated over 100 pages of Manx into as many pages of English – will actually do more to celebrate Manx than shroud it in more secrecy. It dispels the mists, revealing something of the reality of…

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