Smilla's Sense of Snow | Criticism

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SOURCE: Andersen, Tina Lund. Review of Borderliners, by Peter Høeg. Europe, no. 345 (April 1995): 27.

In the following review, Andersen compares Smilla's Sense of Snow to Borderliners, noting Høeg's use of time as a plot device.

As a follow-up to the internationally successful Smilla's Sense of Snow, Peter Høeg shows us his sense of time, irony, and brutal detail in his newest work, Borderliners.

The Danish author first broke into the American consciousness with the hugely successful Smilla, published in 1993 and now being made into a movie by fellow Dane Bille August. At age 37, Høeg has been around the vocational landscape, working as a dancer, an actor, a sailor, and a mountain climber. Borderliners is his fourth work of fiction and a departure from the action-packed Smilla.

This modern Danish Dickens tale is set at an exclusive private school outside Copenhagen whose headmaster, Mr. Biehl, rules...

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