Presentation of Books to the University Library Book presentations to the University Library were recently made by the French Ambassador H.E. Patrick Chrismant, Professor Alain Blondy, and Dr Franco Pellegrini Petit.  The French Embassy's donation covered texts in French literature and art, while Professor Blondy presented the Library with material bearing on French history as well as a 1926 copy of Jean Vignard's novel "La Maison du Maltais".  Dr Franco Pellegrini donated an interesting range of French literary texts belonging to his late father, novelist, poet and playwright Dr Vincenzo Maria Pellegrini.  These book presentations were made to Pro-Rector Professor C. J. Farrugia in the presence of senior Library administrators, officials from the French Embassy, and academics from the University Department of French headed by Dr Carmen Depasquale.

 (from left) Mr Anthony Mangion, Director, Library Services, Professor C.J. Farrugia, Pro-Rector,  the French Ambassador H.E. Patrick Chrismant, Professor Alain Blondy and Dr Carmen Depasquale, Head of Department, French