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And I would recommend this book as a good mystery read ~~ but it's not your typical mystery either.
So the book ends up being frustrating because Hoeg can't really seem to help writing well and yet the structure and plot of the book are essentially a joke.
I never thought I'd think an action-packed book like this was BORING--but that's exactly what it was.
I liked the character of Smilla. She reminded me of Elizabeth Salander, the character I liked in the Dragon Tattoo series. . The story was told in an unusual fashion. Read morePublished 16 days ago by A. J. Reed
very descriptive and well-written that qualifies as literature, not just a mystery.Published 21 days ago by Amazon Customer
starts off strong, but ends a bit weakly; overall, however, a good readPublished 1 month ago by Massimo Park
Smilla's Sense of Snow is a 1992 novel by Danish author Peter Høeg translated into English by Tiina Nunnally. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Miss Barbara
3 stars: the scientific detail employed by the author is at times dazzling, informative.
In some instances, it seems overwhelming. Read more
The book is not as good as the movie. (for a change) I felt that the author lost his/her way about half way through the book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Picky, picky!
A "maths and sciency" thriller. I enjoyed this book thoroughly, because it was an enjoyable read without being brain-candy. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
For those who love the dark and gloomy plus the long winding road on different kinds of snow.... Had to struggle to get through the bookPublished 3 months ago by Van Der Haagen Ch