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Smilla's Sense of Snow

Høeg, Peter, 1957- (eBook - 2012)
Smilla's Sense of Snow
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Smilla Jaspersen befriends her neighbor, a six-year ld boy who appears to be neglected, but when he dies in what is termed a tragic accident, Smilla begins to suspect that he was murdered.

McMillan Palgrave
Smilla's Sense of Snow presents one of the toughest heroines in modern fiction. Smilla Qaavigaaq Jaspersen is part Eskimo but she lives in Copenhagen and keeps to herself. When her six-year old neighbor is killed, Smilla doesn't believe it was an accident and begins her own investigation of a case that even the police don't want to get involved in.


A Time Best Book of the Year · An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Year · A People Best Book of the Year · Winner of the CWA Silver Dagger Award · A Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel · "Seductive… a superbly constructed thriller."---People · "Splendid entertainment…The suspense novel as exploration of the heart."---The New York Times Book Review · "Astonishing… Like John le Carré and Graham Greene before him, Peter Høeg has given a thriller moral and political resonance."---Los Angeles Times · "A considerable achievement, a riveting suspense tale."---Jane Smiley, The Washington Post Book World · "A book of considerable intelligence…Demands to be read aloud and savored."---The New Yorker · "Wonderful…A thriller like no other."---Newsweek · "Enchanting."---Chicago Tribune · "Beautifully written and beautifully translated."---The Seattle Times · "The best [thriller] I’ve read in years."---The New Republic · "Peter Høeg has shown himself to be a writer of real stature."---The Times (London) · "One never wants to stop reading."--- Orlando Sentinel

First published in 1992, Smilla’s Sense of Snow instantly became an international sensation. When caustic Smilla Jaspersen discovers that her neighbor---a neglected six-year-old boy, and possibly her only friend---has died in a tragic accident, a peculiar intuition tells her it was murder. Unpredictable to the last page, Smilla’s Sense of Snow is one of the most beautifully written and original crime stories of our time, a new classic.



Authors: Høeg, Peter, 1957-
Statement of Responsibility: Peter Høeg ; translated by Tiina Nunnally
Title: Smilla's sense of snow
[electronic resource]
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Notes: Electronic book
"Originally published as Froken Smillas fornemmelse for sne in Denmark by Munksgaard/Rosinante."
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010 Available via World Wide Web
Subject Headings: Copenhagen (Denmark) Fiction Women detectives Denmark Copenhagen Fiction
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Mystery fiction
Topical Term: Women detectives
Additional Contributors: Nunnally, Tiina 1952-
3M Company
3M Cloud Library
ISBN: 9781429998536
Branch Call Number: eNYPL Book
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