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Gioconda S. Schembri née Mifsud was born in Malta. After graduating as a Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta, she joined the public service and served for three years at the Malta High Commission in Canberra as First Secretary, as well as Acting High Commissioner for several months. Gioconda migrated to Australia in 2002, where she has worked with the Maltese Community Council of Victoria, the Australian public service, the Consulate of Malta, and as a freelance translator of the Maltese language. Her interests are varied and include history, theatre, music, literature, international politics, travel, and crafts. She lives in Melbourne with her husband, Darren, and son, Thomas.
on May 10, 2017 :
Well researched and a great read! Gioconda manages to bring the three young men to life. The quotes from the letters and the war diary are very poignant and the book really makes you question the futility of war.
(reviewed 26 days after purchase)