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Description - The Smell Of Apples by Mark Behr

Marnus is terrified he will not fulfil the expectations of his elite Afrikaner family who are certain of their superiority. But when Mr Smith arrives, things start to change, affecting Marnus's values and everything around him that he he holds dear. Mark Behr's debut novel and the recipient of numerous awards including South Africa's biggest literary prize, the M-Net Award, as well as the Eugene Maris Prize and the CAN Literary Award. In the UK the book was shortlisted for the Steinbeck Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize, and received the Betty Trask Award. In the USA the novel won the Art Seidenbaum Award from the Los Angeles Times.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780349107561
ISBN-10: 0349107564
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 134mm x 16mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 4-Apr-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mark Behr

Mark Behr was born in Tanzania and grew up in South Africa. His multi-award winning debut novel was lauded by critics worldwide, translated into numerous languages and recognised as a South African classic.

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