Peter Høeg | Criticism

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SOURCE: Von Bülow, Claus. “Before the Snow Came.” Spectator 275, no. 8738 (6 January 1996): 32.

In the following review of The History of Danish Dreams, Von Bülow compares Høeg to Hans Christian Andersen.

Students of the best-seller lists will recognise Peter Høeg as the author of Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow, a brilliant Arctic murder story with a strong dose of philosophical meditation. Høeg followed this with Borderliners, a story about three children, who have been judged mentally incompetent by the State, and their attempts to escape the regimentation of an experimental school. More gloomy Northern philosophy.

We are now offered the English translation of Høeg's first novel, [The History of Danish Dreams,] which is in fact a number of separate stories, or dreams in ‘virtual reality,’ whose characters and events overlap and touch each other in spite of the different eras and social strata described...

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