Written from life experience and ringing with authenticity, Known to Social Services follows Diane Foster, a dedicated social worker, into the grim, grey world of the Deacon Hill estate in Millbrook and the tormented lives of its inhabitants.
The Lazy Guide Books™ are gentle, sensitive mind maps that navigate, energize and encourage. The subtle suggestions given throughout this book, soothe and heal any discomforts and hurts that may be encountered during the day; encouraging you to let go of past worries or concerns for the future, leaving you free to totally enjoy the preciousness of the present moment.
Strange Tales (Combined Illustrated Ed.) is a collection of 29 horror stories, many of which are set in the Maltese Islands, and 49 illustrations. Coyne manifests himself a true master at sleight of hand in these tales and their surprise endings.
The second edition of Ballun Pingut comprises 1400 terms and expressions in the Maltese language, all linked to the world of soccer. The author explains the terms and gives them in alphabetical order. The book can interest different audiences such as those who love the Maltese language and those who form part of the soccer world.
I am Mariah. Would you like to know more about me? If you do, please have a look at my photo story. Now, it's your turn. Tell me something about yourself... This interactive book in which Mariah interacts with her readers is for children aged three to seven years old. The activities presented in it can be used both for cross-curricular activities and to help children learn more about themselves.
Bormla: A Struggling Community is a landmark, mixed methods study in which JosAnn Cutajar presents the current situation of the people of this impoverished, historical, European city in the Maltese Islands. Measures that can be taken by the community, the nation and politicians are also presented, to heal the social ills of this city.
Joe Fenek - Joe the rabbit - meets up once again with his animal friends Jimmy the rat, Digger the shrew, Tony the rat, Horace the horse, Mario the mouse and Spikey the hedgehog, to discover the meaning of Christmas and the way humans celebrate this feast day in the Maltese Islands.
Il-Letteratura fit-Traduzzjoni / Literature in Translation was published to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Department of Translation, Terminology and Interpreting Studies at the University of Malta. The book is the seventh in our translation series and is available in paperback edition. Included works are written in Maltese, English and Italian.
In The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni - The Bleeding of the Stone, Meinrad Calleja takes a close look at one of al-Koni’s works – The bleeding of the stone – and attempts to prise out philosophical reflections concealed in the text. In it the desert provides a landscape rich in allusions while metaphors allow readers to engage in creative interpretation.
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System explores the philosophical rationales sustaining morality, law, punishment and the carceral system as part of the globalisation discourse. This is an interdisciplinary study fusing aspects of sociology and psychoanalysis in a philosophical framework to tender a politically-charged critique of contemporary modes of domination and power.
Operas are one of the most popular elements in the Western classical music tradition. They are an art form which incorporates many of the components of spoken theatre such as acting, scenery and costumes, and even dance. Operas are generally produced in a theatre or in an opera house and accompanied by an orchestra. Here are the 20 most popular operas in the Maltese islands to date.
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
Leo left his native Sicily in 1806 to serve in the British Army in Malta. All he had were dreams and ambitions of youth. He wanted to become a professional soldier to serve his country. Based at Fort Ricasoli, he forged new friendships and fell in love with Lisa, a village girl from Kalkara. But his hopes, dreams and ambitions turned into a terrifying ordeal and desperate struggle to stay alive.