Tan - A Story of Exile, Betrayal and Revenge
By David Lawlor
Published: September 15, 2012.
It’s 1914 and Liam Mannion is forced to flee Ireland over a crime he didn’t commit. He enlists and endures the hell of trench warfare. Five years later he returns to his home town as a Black and Tan - specialist troops who become notorious for their brutality. Liam is torn between loyalty to the Army and to his childhood friends, who are now fighting alongside the rebels to overthrow British rule.