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Books

Andy Carpenter takes on terrorism in latest case

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 15:26 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Unleashed" (Minotaur), by David Rosenfelt   In "Unleashed," David Rosenfelt's latest mystery featuring lawyer Andy Carpenter, a U.S. drone kills a man in Pakistan,...

A novel about fathers & sons struggling to connect

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 15:25 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"& Sons" (Random House), by David Gilbert   The ghost of J.D. Salinger hovers over David Gilbert's new novel, "& Sons." Set amid the wealth and privilege of...

Il-Ġuramenttal-Ħatra

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 12:03 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Lawrence Gatt’s new novel, ‘Il-Ġuramenttal-Ħatra’, is an intriguing story which makes pleasant reading for the summer. If you like suspense, intrigue and complex family...

The call of the sea

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 11:01 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

The background of Charles Micallef St John – engaged in the civil service for many years – would not have led many to imagine he would be writing books, let alone...

Union doctor faces challenges in 'Surgeon in Blue'

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 15:57 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care" (Arcade Publishing), by Scott McGaugh   Here's what a real Washington scandal looks...

Malta University Press launches four new books

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 11:20 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Malta University Press launched four new books on 1 July, at the Aula Magna, Valletta Campus.   The event was introduced by Prof. Henry Frendo, chairman of the Editorial Board of the...

'Mystery Girl' is literary thriller

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 15:56 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Mystery Girl" (Thomas & Mercer/New Harvest), by David Gordon   The main character in David Gordon's 2010 debut thriller, "The Serialist," was a novelist hired to...

A novelist's pub crawl across the Muslim world

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 15:54 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"The Wet and the Dry: A Drinker's Journey" (Crown), by Lawrence Osborne   Looking to deal with a serious drinking problem, British novelist and travel writer Lawrence Osborne...

'My Education' in love and loss

Saturday, 20 July 2013, 16:02 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"My Education" (Viking) by Susan Choi   Our first glimpse of Regina Gottlieb is as a graduate student in her first days at a prestigious university. Somewhat naïve and more...

'Massacre Pond' is a tense and clever mystery

Friday, 19 July 2013, 16:01 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Elizabeth Morse, who made her fortune selling worthless herbal remedies to the gullible, is buying up huge parcels of timberland in Eastern Maine with the hope of persuading the federal government to...

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