Book review: L-Aħħar Tlettax


    Ivan De Battista: L-Aħħar Tlettax. Merlin Publishers, 2013. 149 pp. Some people are born under a lucky star, everything they touch turning into the proverbial gold. Then there’s the protagonist of Ivan De Battista’s latest novel. His grandmother was a prostitute who practiced her profession while supposedly baby-sitting. His father beat him up […]


More theatre productions in Maltese needed


When director Ivan De Battista and his troupe travelled to France this summer to put up a play in Maltese, his multi-cultural audience eagerly welcomed the idea of a foreign-language production. He talks about his experience performing and directing for nine nationalities at Les Eurotopiques festival. The idea of a play in Maltese being performed […]