Author: Paul Xuereb

Lazarus: prose­ – poetryby Richard England published by Kite  Richard England’s latest book is probably the most memorable literary product of this country’s dark and confused state caused by the coronavirus epidemic. Lazarus is the figure in the gospels no one is ever likely to forget. He is the man who was a great friend of Jesus, who died but was raised back to life by Jesus after having lain four days in his grave. Images from Lazarus by Richard England He is a puzzling figure for, though he and his sisters Martha and Mary were so close to him, when the sisters…

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Confessions of a European Malteseby Alfred Santpublished by SKS In 2003, Alfred Sant, the well-known politician, intellectual and author, published a first volume bearing the title Confessions of a European Maltese. While being a defence of his own and Labour’s opposition to Malta’s joining the EU as a member, the book gave a detailed account of the first part of his career when he was a diplomat serving Malta in Paris and then Brussels, ending in his decision to resign and go to the USA to obtain a higher degree in business management. This second, and much larger, volume takes…

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