‘I struggle to see why this book became a bestseller in France and Spain’ – The Taste of Apple Seeds by Katherina Hagena

When Katharina Hagena’s latest novel The Taste of Apple Seeds (translated from German by Jamie Bulloch) landed in my lap, I was hoping for a similar exquisite pleasure as I experienced when I read Jenny Erpenbeck’s Visitation. There is a house here too, also in Germany. There are several generations, their stories tangled up around a family secret. There is even a lake. But here the similarities end.   Read on
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Author: Maia Nikitina

Writer, reviewer, blogger.

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