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Books Set in Malta

The best books to listen to while visiting Malta and exploring the tiny island in the center of the world. Reading the City suggests some great audiobooks for your next trip.

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The Religion

A Novel

By Tim Willocks
Narrated by: Simon Vance
Length: 25 hours 19 minutes

May 1565. Suleiman the Magnificent, emperor of the Ottomans, has declared a jihad against the Knights of Saint John the Baptist. The largest armada of all time approaches the Knights' Christian stronghold on the island of Malta. The Turks know the Knights as the "The Hounds of Hell." The Knights call themselves "The Religion."

In Messina, Sicily,... Read more »

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An Epic Novel of Love and War

By David Ball
Narrated by: George Guidall
Length: 31 hours 10 minutes

Best-selling author David Ball has won widespread critical and popular acclaim for his sweeping novels, including Empires of Sand. With Ironfire Ball delivers a stirring historical epic of the Crusades. In the 16th century, only the Knights of Malta stand against the Ottoman Empire of Suleiman the Magnificent and his 40,000 brutal warriors.... Read more »

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The Information Officer

A Novel

By Mark Mills
Narrated by: Robin Sachs
Length: 10 hours 2 minutes

Malta, April 1942. Max Chadwick is the military officer charged with managing information and maintaining morale on the tiny Mediterranean island, a strategic lynchpin in the war. Bombs rain from the sky at all hours of the day and night, as the Maltese and their British protectors fiercely cling to the rocky outcropping that is all that stands... Read more »

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