Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1993.
A handsome US first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with some wear to lower spine and minor soiling to lower edge of book. In Fine dust-jacket. Translated from the Danish by Tiina Nunnally.
Smilla's Sense of Snow is a novel about a girl named Smilla Jorgensen who moves to Copenhagen to be with her father, a professor at the University of Copenhagen, after her mother's death. Jorgensen is a bright and inquisitive young woman who is not used to being in the same city as her father, who is a famous scientist. Jorgensen befriends a boy named Kasper Juul and the two of them become best friends. One night, while out walking, Jorgensen witnesses a murder and decides to go to the police to report it.; 8vo.