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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.
Some lovely prose. Some specious ideas couched in clever language. A lot of rambling unnecessary filler. An unsatisfying end.Published 1 day ago by ER
Peter Hoeg, the author of Smilla's Sense of Snow, writes as one with an inexhaustible supply of high-quality prose and a truly impressive fund of scientific and technological... Read morePublished 3 days ago by not a natural
I started this book, then put it away to forget what I'd read so that I could start again later and take it even more slowly. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Sandy
Awfully long, awfully dull. Awfully self-indulgent navel-gazing. Skip the book; see the movie insteadPublished 2 months ago by Kerri K.
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 2 months ago by A. J. Reed
very descriptive and well-written that qualifies as literature, not just a mystery.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer