Where’s my Brother and other confessions by Victor Calleja
Would you be interested in a book where the author talks about how scared he felt when, aged seven, he was told very seriously by his adult sister that he was a mistake? And how he then lived in constant fear of being given away to some evil rubberman who went round collecting unwanted children? A book whose author, for a long time, thought that his brother’s name was ‘Fejnu?’
If you are then ‘Where’s my brother and other confessions’ is the book for you. This is in essence Victor Calleja’s first book of confessions which is a fascinating insight into the life of an ordinary man told in an extraordinary way.
The book, which is the latest title to be published by Kite, was launched recently at Fort St Elmo, in an event animated by Thomas Camilleri, a leading young actor who starred in major parts at London’s West End. Camilleri kept his audience captivated through his original way of reading excerpts from Calleja’s book while perched on a ladder.
This latest publication by Kite Group will be available at the National Book Festival to be held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta between 9 and 13 November, and can be purchased now on www.kitegroup.com or from leading bookstores.
Some of the guests at the book launch
Victor Calleja with Louise, his wife and editor
Thomas Camilleri reading from ‘Where’s my brother?’