Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta by Maltese-Australian author Rupert C. Grech is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories are interspersed with snippets of history, factual details and descriptions which establish a setting for tales which are, at times, emotionally moving and, at other times, bring a smile to your face. These stories also describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people. Stories My Parents Told Me is available in both paperback and ebook editions.