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The Priest's Disappearance By Tony C. Cutajar
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Baron Gauci had a son, who became a priest, and who was his only heir to his inheritance. So long as he lived, the Baron’s sisters could never inherit his wealth. Many a time they begged their... More > brother to allow his son to leave Mdina and spend a few days with them at Birgu. Finally, he accepted their apparently sincere invitation and sent his son to stay with them. After a week, the Baron had no news of his son and he went to find out for himself. His sisters told him that they hadn’t seen him for a long time. The Baron concluded that they had killed him to ensure that they would come into his inheritance on his death. To punish them for their evil design he left his wealth to the Mdina cathedral. Rumour soon spread that the young priest had been pushed into the oven and burnt alive.< Less
FIL-WIED TA’ GĦAR MAGĦLAQ By Tony C. Cutajar
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Fi Sqaq Numru 2 fi Triq il-Kbira jgħixu grupp ta’ tfal u żgħażagħ li xi wħud minnhom kienu fuq ruħhom iżżejjed. Kellhom anki nkwiet serju... More > fil-familja u fl-iskola. Iżda missier tnejn minnhom kien jara kif jagħmel biex jirranġa l-affarijiet. Huwa joħroġhom hike u jħajjarhom ifittxu fdalijiet preistoriċi f’post li kellu xebh kbir ma’ Għar Dalam. L-immaġinazzjoni taż-żgħażagħ malajr tiġri bihom u jibdew jagħmlu minn kollox biex fil-jiem ta’ wara jirnexxilhom il-pjan ta’ moħħhom. Kien hemm min minnhom sab fuħħar antik u anki sinna ta’ ljunfant… Imma kienu ġenwini dawn jew le?< Less
A Jar of Gold Coins By Tony C. Cutajar
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This adventure story is built on a historical fact which happened when a serious earthquake hit Malta in 1693. Two young friends were helping in the rebuilding of Mdina cathedral when they come... More > across a jar full of gold coins hidden in the ground. The Grand Master of the Order and the Archpriest of the cathedral both claim the treasure. One of the two friends keeps some of the coins, tries to sell them and finds himself in a lot of trouble. The friendship of the other young man with a nobleman’s son changes his life altogether and leads him to an intimacy with his sister.< Less
The Mgarr Bride By Tony C. Cutajar
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This is a love story built on the popular Maltese legend which centres around the old castle known as Kastell Żamitellu in the quiet village of Mġarr. A law student is fascinated by the... More > beauty of Luċija and seeks to marry her, but her father wants a very rich man as his son-in-law. He devises a plan with an old Sicilian count who is found repugnant by Luċija. On her wedding day the bride is nowhere to be found and there follows a great alarm. Months later, she appears in a vision dressed as a nun and reveals what had happened to her and how she had died.< Less
A Jar of Gold Coins By Tony C. Cutajar
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This adventure story is built on a historical fact which happened when a serious earthquake hit Malta in 1693. Two young friends were helping in the rebuilding of Mdina cathedral when they come... More > across a jar full of gold coins hidden in the ground. The Grand Master of the Order and the Archpriest of the cathedral both claim the treasure. One of the two friends keeps some of the coins, tries to sell them and finds himself in a lot of trouble. The friendship of the other young man with a nobleman’s son changes his life altogether and leads him to an intimacy with his sister.< Less
The Witch's Cat By Tony C. Cutajar
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A well-to-do newcomer arrives at the poor village. Nobody could believe it that he was the brother of the long-lost sister Vincenza who was always known as Ċensa the witch. She was blamed for... More > the death of a young man and was called to appear before the Inquisitor. But instead, she sought sanctuary and eventually committed suicide. The newcomer wanted to make up for his sister’s bad name by becoming the protector and provider of the first priest and the first notary in the village.< Less
Three Brother Knights By Tony C. Cutajar
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This could very well have been a love story between a Moslem Princess and a professed Knight of St. John of Jerusalem. But it is a love story between three brother knights, the Princess and a little... More > statue of Our Lady of Liesse. A great devotion that developed miraculously in an Egyptian dungeon, moved on mysteriously to France and the Holy Land and thence to Malta.< Less
Castello Ta' Lanzun By Tony C. Cutajar
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The outbreak of the plague in 1676 not only was the worst in Malta’s history but lay bare the very soul of all the people at large, be they Knights, well-to-do or poor. The city of Bormla was... More > so very badly hit that half of its population got infected. Wenzu Lanzun lost his wife and three of his children and couldn’t bear to live in his alley house any longer with all its memories. To protect himself and his remaining son he sought greener pastures literally in San Ġiljan where he bought a farmhouse and started a new life. Little did he know that the Turkish pirates loved this quiet area and often climbed up the valley to see what they could lay their hands on, crops, animals and even people. Wenzu often found sheep or a cow missing and fearing for his life and that of his son he reinforced his property and turned it into a strong tower. Torri ta’ Lanzun is still extant and is under the patronage of the ancient and philanthropic Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem.< Less
The Australian Cousin By Tony C. Cutajar
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In this story we have a Maltese family from Australia on their first visit to Malta to meet their relatives. The cousins have a wonderful time together especially when visiting Gozo. They compare... More > life in Australia with the one in Malta while we get to know about the first Maltese down under. The cousins also have some unusual experiences as when they decide to look for ancient burial places, catching a thief in Wied il-Għajn and participating in a waterpolo match in Balluta. The Australians meet another cousin who had a very different life from theirs.< Less
Il-Buli Tal-Iskola By Tony C. Cutajar
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Peter was a sad, troubled boy because of his father’s attitude and bad behaviour. As a reaction he rebels in school and goes out of his way to tease and ill-treat younger children. He is kicked... More > out of school after he humiliates Sam who comes from a rich family. When Sam grows older be begins to study law and falls in love with a girl in the same course and who happens to be Peter’s sister. Sam’s mother shuns her completely because of her family’s background. Peter kien tifel imdejjaq id-dar minħabba l-attitudni u l-imġiba ħażina ta’ missieru. Bħala reazzjoni, kien jirribella fl-iskola u jara kif jagħmel biex jinki u anke jaħqar lil tfal iżgħar minnu. Tkeċċa mill-iskola wara li umilja bl-ikrah lil Sam, tifel minn familja sinjura. Meta Sam jikber jibda jistudja għal avukat u jsir iħobb tfajla fl-istess kors li tinzerta tkun oħt Peter. Omm Sam ma tkunx trid taf biha minħabba l-familja tagħha li kellhom ħafna nkwiet mal-missier u li l-omm kienet taħdem bħala seftura.< Less

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