Smilla's Sense of Snow: A Novel by Peter Høeg
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.
The 640th greatest fiction book of all time
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- - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)