Peter Hoeg's first novel is an interweaving of the lives and loves of four families, within which histories time expands, clocks stop or race forward at will. The dreams and disappointments of the children of the author's magnificent imagination foreshadow the themes of Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow and Borderliners.
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About the Author
was born in 1957 and followed various callings - dancer, actor, fencer, sailor, mountaineer - before he turned seriously to writing. He published his first novel, The History of Danish Dreams,
in 1988, and was called 'the foremost writer of his generation' by Information
magazine. His crime novel Miss Smilla's feeling for Snow
received international acclaim and was an international bestseller.
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