L-Alla tal-Ħerba

Translated by Toni Aquilina


 L’Alla tal-Ħerba / Le Dieu du Carnage, which won the Translation category of the Malta National Book Prize 2014, is a translation of Yasmina Reza's award-winning play into the Maltese language by Toni Aquilina, D. es L.. Reza is an award-winning French novelist whose play Le Dieu du Carnage has garnered worldwide renown, including acclaimed performances at both London’s Gielgud and New York’s Broadway theatres. The play has also been adapted into a film, titled Carnage, directed by Roman Polanski and starring Jodie Foster and Kate Winslet among others. Le Dieu du Carnage / L’Alla tal-Ħerba addresses the story of two independent parents whose children injure each other. The former meet to discuss what occurred, but the conversation degenerates into chaos…..