Smilla's Sense of Snow: A Novel by Peter Høeg

The novel revolves around Smilla Jaspersen, a woman of Greenlandic-Inuit and Danish descent living in Copenhagen, who investigates the mysterious death of a small Inuit boy who falls from the roof of their apartment building. Despite the authorities ruling it as an accident, Smilla's understanding of the Arctic snow and ice, her intuition, and her relentless pursuit for truth lead her to uncover a much darker, dangerous conspiracy involving powerful corporations and government agencies.

The 1045th greatest book of all time


Published
1992
Nationality
Danish
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-500
Words
122,000
Original Language
Danish

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