Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

IMPORTANT! Boomerang Books will be offline for at least two hours on Monday 25 September in order to change web hosting providers.

Description - The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr

Winner of the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction from the "Los Angeles Times"Winner of the M-Net AwardWinner of The Eugene Marais AwardWinner of the CNA Literary AwardWinner of the Betty Trask AwardA Booker Prize NomineeSet in the bitter twilight of apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s, "The Smell of" "Apples" is a haunting story narrated by eleven-year-old Marnus Erasmus, who records the social turmoil and racial oppression that are destroying his own land. Using his family as a microcosm of the corroding society at large, Marnus tells a troubling tale of a childhood corrupted, of unexpected sexual defilements, and of an innocence gone astray.

Buy The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780312152093
ISBN-10: 0312152094
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 137mm x 13mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr

Book Reviews - The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Smell of Apples book by Mark Behr and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Mark Behr

Mark Behr was born in Tanzania in 1963, and moved as a child to South Africa. He was educated in South Africa, Norway, and the United States. "The Smell of Apples" won South Africa's biggest literary prize, the M-Net Award, The Eugene Marais Award, and the CNA Debut Literary Award. It also received the Betty Trask Award for the best first novel published in the United Kingdom, and was shortlisted for both the Steinbeck and Guardian Literary Awards.

Books By Mark Behr

Kings Of The Water by Mark Behr
Paperback, September 2010
Embrace by Mark Behr
Paperback, February 2001
Smell Of Apples by Mark Behr
Paperback, April 1996