The Taste of Apple Seeds

Katharina Hagena Jamie Bulloch

RRP: £7.99

2 January 2014

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9780857891006

RRP: £7.49

1 January 2013

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781782390794

For Iris, childhood memories are of long, hot summers spent playing with her cousin in their grandmother’s enchanted garden. But Iris is now a young woman and her grandmother, after a long battle with dementia, is now dead. When she returns to the small village for her grandmother’s funeral, Iris learns that she has not only inherited the old house and garden, she has also inherited her family’s darkest secrets…


This melancholy novel about lifting the layers of history is packed with gorgeous imagery and undertones of buried secrets... Sultry, tragic and intensely atmospheric
The Times

Beautifully phrased, artful and sometimes ingenious... The Taste of Apple Seeds is atmospheric and sensual


It's easy to see why this riveting gothic saga spent two years on the German bestseller list

Saga Magazine

First love, family secrets and the pain of loss are at the heart of this enchanting read
Good Housekeeping

A tale of perfect unity about three generations of very different women whose lives are intimately connected
Le Monde