Smilla's Sense of Snow
ISBN10: 1250002559 ISBN13: 9781250002556 Contributors: Hoeg, Peter; Nunnally, Tiina (Translator); Heg, Peter Publisher: Picador USA Published: Mar 27 2012 Pages: 502 Weight: 0.85lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
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 Carr and Graham Greene before him, Peter H eg 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 H eg has shown himself to be a writer of real stature.---The Times (London) - One never wants to stop reading.--- Orlando SentinelFirst 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.