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Canticle by Liz McSkeane, Turas Press, 2018


ISBN: 978-0-9957916-3-3

Historical novel set in Renaissance Spain, based on the life of the Spanish mystic poet, St. John of the Cross. “Canticle” was a winner in the Irish Writers’ Centre/Greenbean Novel Fair, 2016.

Cover image by Jordi Forniés




Historical novel set in 16th century Spain, the era of John of the Cross and the Spanish Inquisition‘…”Canticle” is a tale for our time, rife with institutionalised power struggles,  truth and misinformation manipulated in the interests of the elites – same as it always was and is.” 

Anthony Glavin, Irish Independent

Additional information

Weight 411 g
Dimensions 27.0 × 20.0 × 2.5 cm


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