Miss Smilla’s Feeling For Snow
The original Scandinavian thriller
One snowy day in Copenhagen, six-year-old Isaiah falls to his death from a city rooftop.The police pronounce it an accident. But Isaiah’s neighbour, Smilla, an expert in the ways of snow and ice, suspects murder. She embarks on a dangerous quest to find the truth, following a path of clues as clear to her as footsteps in the snow.
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 Hoeg's novel is already making for classic status - Independent Read Hoeg'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
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