A little boy falls off a roof and is killed. Smilla, his neighbour, suspects it is not an accident: she has seen his footsteps in the snow, and, having been brought up by her mother, a Greenlander, she has a feeling for snow.
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"A subtle novel, yet direct, clever, wistful, unforgettable - Ruth Rendell, Daily Telegraph"
"Unusual and enveloping. Extraordinarily evocative, atmospheric and poetic - Sunday Times"
"On one level, both a whodunnit and a thriller - ingeniously plotted. Extremely hard to put down. Peter Høeg's novel is already making for classic status - Independent"
"Read Høeg's delicious, icy-cool, Scandinavian detective story while sunbathing on a Caribbean beach. We guarantee it will make you shiver." ( Independent on Sunday, Greatest Holiday Reads Ever)
"An Arctic tale worthy of Conrad - New Statesman"
A beautifully packaged reissue of this classic Scandinavian crime novel, to celebrate 21 years since its first UK publication
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Book Description Harvill Press, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New. Normally dispatched same day. Bookseller Inventory # N-SHELF1-HOE01-1
Book Description Harvill Press, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002713349