Smilla's Sense of Snow
From Library Staff
This widely acclaimed novel has impeccable prose, riveting suspense, exotic setting , and a strong, fascinating, female protagonist. Inuit/Greenlander Smilla Jaspersen, a world-class expert on ice and snow, investigates the death of a small boy who has fallen from the roof of her Copenhagen apart... Read More »
This thrumming suspense novel isn't Peter Høeg's usual. But while Høeg is more known for philosophical, literary novels, his creation Smilla is one of the most focused and dangerous females in crime fiction. When a neighbor's child dies, she suspects foul play.