The Malta Independent 25 September 2020, Friday

Books

A contemporary delicacy

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 10:31 Last update: about 9 days ago

Therese Pace It is common belief that the local reading community tends to favour prose to poetry. The reasons may be various: we all know everyone likes stories. They intrigue us, bringing to...

Not another Quality Street tin of Buttons

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 11:25 Last update: about 15 days ago

Noel Buttigieg During a recent excavation in Moscow, archaeologists unearthed a button with a Maltese Cross engraved on it. Judged as a rare find, such buttons constituted part of a uniform worn...

Il-Familja Frattarija u d-dar li tagħtas

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 11:23 Last update: about 15 days ago

What do you expect of a family that carries the surname "Frattarija" (chaos, noise)? Do you really expect it to be a composed, quiet family? First and foremost, there's the make-up of the family....

After the turmoil

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 11:22 Last update: about 15 days ago Noel Grima

This slim book, which includes poems written by the author between 2017 and this year, marks a departure, as I see it, from the deeply turbulent past of Ossessjoni (2013), which was echoed in the book...

Corrosion of friendship

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 10:29 Last update: about 29 days ago Noel Grima

A group of four friends, two males and two young women, who work in the same company, decide to go on holiday together. But they underestimated the destructive power of jealousy. It only required...

‘Fuq kaxxa tal-birra rasha ’l isfel’

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 10:27 Last update: about 29 days ago

Mario  Cardona has the ability to write about the most significant things happening at all times; be it death, the absurdity of life, youth, natural  landscapes, anger when faced by...

A literary escape in the time of Covid-19

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 09:20 Last update: about 2 months ago

Falcon's Shadow: a Novel of the Knights of Malta, the second book in author Marthese Fenech's Siege of Malta trilogy, published by BDL, launched at number one on Amazon's bestseller list within hours...

‘Ors fl-ispazju’

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 10:18 Last update: about 2 months ago

You are very well-known in Malta for two books for the 10+ age group, Teresa and L-Ispettaklu Stupend Żanżan Kelma. This is a departure from those novels as it is a picture book aimed...

The ‘Sette Giugno’ in British eyes - Part 11

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 10:16 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

Internal political tensions died down. At its outbreak there was a loyalist demonstration in front of the Governor's Palace, the usual festive bands and all. Italian neutrality at the outset also...

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