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THE MAIDENS (HB)
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The Kappillan of Malta
Nicholas Monsarrat

Classification : History
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Phoenix
Page Extent : 464
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780304358441
Price : 520

About the book
Father Salvatore was a simple, lumbering priest, a kappillan serving the poor Valetta, when war came out of the blue skies to pound the island to dust.Now amid the catacombs discovered by a chance bomb, he cared for the flood of homeless, starving, frightened people who sought shelter from the death that fell unceasingly from the sky.His story, and the story of Malta, is told in superbly graphic pictures of six days during the siege. Each of those days brought forth from the kappillan a message of inspiration to keep them going - the legendary tales of six mighty events of Malta's history which shone through the centuries and gathered them together in a fervent belief in their survival.

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Nicholas Monsarrat
Nicholas Monsarrat was born in Liverpool in 1910, and was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. He served in World War II, first as a member of an ambulance brigade and then as a member of the Royal...(+)