Memories from the Front Line: Five Decades of Service
Shortlisted in the category ’Literary Non-Fiction’, National Book Prize 2022
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Author: Joseph R. Grima
Joseph R Grima (1940) served his country in different roles up to the top posts as an apolitical civil servant for five decades. In his last thirty years of his career, he served at the Office of the Prime Minister, under five different prime ministers, and had a close working relationship with both Dom Mintoff and then with Dr Eddie Fenech Adami. He served for ten years as Head of the Civil Service in the run-up to membership of the European Union in 2004.