Katharina and Martin Luther
Katharina and Martin Luther

Katharina and Martin Luther

The Scandalous Love Story at the Heart of the Reformation

Historical Novels


240 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Paperback, Mobipocket, ebook: EPUB

Paperback, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: October 2017

ISBN 9780824523664


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Illustrious German novelist Asta Scheib offers a remarkable window into the intensity and depth of one of history's most notable marriages, told from Katharina's viewpoint. Starting from the dramatic night that Katharina and her fellow nuns were smuggled out of the convent to the decisive moments of the reformation itself, this novel is sure to inspire and delight.


"Possibly Germany's most scandalous love-story." --Radio Bremen 

"With suspense and caring sensitivity Asta Scheib tells the fast-moving, and stirring story of the marriage of two extraordinary people." –prberghoff.de

Author Biography

Asta Scheib is one of Germany's celebrated contemporary fiction writers, especially known for her bestselling historic novels and screenplays, one of which was produced by Fassbinder. She has received numerous awards and literary prizes, and she lives in Munich, Germany.