Smilla’s Sense of Snow

July 6, 2011

“It’s freezing – an extraordinary 0 Fahrenfeit – and its snowing, and in the language that is no longer mine, the snow is qanik – big, almost weightless crystals falling in clumps and covering the ground with a layer of pulverized white frost.”

(Peter Hoeg, 1992)

One Response to “Smilla’s Sense of Snow”

  1. liegehorstdidonet Says:

    Wonderful!

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