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These Knotted Memories that Make Us

Kali Wallace’s The Memory Trees may just be the seasonal read you’ve been looking for. Though targeted at the much-coveted ‘Young Adult’ audience, this...

Women in Literature – More than Writers

With another edition of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival sewn up, four female writers look back upon this year's experience. The Malta Mediterranean Literature...

Sharpening the Blades Against the Infinite Blackness

The world of Howard Philips Lovecraft’s cosmic horrors continues to exude it supernatural influence over contemporary horror scribes. In many ways, Lovecraft’s askance perspective...

The Memorable Women of Roald Dahl

If Roald Dahl was not a key figure in your childhood thanks to stories like the The Big Friendly Giant, Charlie and the Chocolate...

Poetry makes Malta a better place this weekend

Moroccan teacher and poet at this year's edition of The Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, Abderrahim Sail, speaks to Clifford Jo Zahra about the power...

Swords and Debauchery is the Name of the Game

Picture a world populated by superhuman beings who exist over and above (literally) us ‘linear’ mere mortals. Sounds like a conventional enough premise for...

Are Netflix Series the New Novels?

The appeal of Netflix is directly proportional to the appeal of reading a novel straight through. Think about it: the 'bingewatching' model could either...

Prejudice is the Real Monster

The work of American horror fiction luminary HP Lovecraft has had a chequered critical reputation at best. Although the early 20th century pioneer of...