Author(s): Peter Høeg
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.
'Both melancholy and beautiful. It is also unputdownable' Mail on Sunday
Winner of CWA Silver Dagger for Fiction 1994.
Born in 1957, Peter Hoeg published his first novel in 1988, having followed various callings - dancer, actor, fencer, sailor, mountaineer - before turning seriously to writing. With his second novel, Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow, he has become an internationally acclaimed. Harvill also publish The Woman and the Ape, Borderliners, The History of Danish Dreams and Tales of the Night.