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Peter Hoeg

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Peter Høeg is an internationally renowned Danish author who entered the North American literary scene with Smilla's Sense of Snow. Since its publication, Høeg's new works, such as The Woman and the Ape - have appeared in English translations alongside older works such as Tales of the Night. Once a sailor, and currently an actor and dancer as well as a writer, Høeg lives in Copenhagen.

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Smilla's Sense of Snow

Written by Peter Hoeg

Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: October 1, 1995
Price: $16.00

"...set in Copenhagen and features Smilla Qaavigaaq, a 37-year-old, part-Eskimo, part-Danish heroine who is investigating the death of Isaiah, her young neighbor. Although police officially rule Isaiah's death an accident, Smilla is convinced that he has been pushed off the roof of her apartment building. Discouraged by Danish officials, the tough,... Read more >
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