Smilla's Sense of Snow - "The City," Part 1, Chapters 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

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"The City," Part 1, Chapters 5 and 6 Summary

A few days after Isaiah's funeral, Smilla visits Juliane and discovers some paperwork documenting the death of Juliane's husband, Norsaq, during an expedition in Greenland a few years ago while employed by a company called the Cryolite Corporation. Juliane believes that Norsaq died from something he ate but she never explored the issue to determine the exact cause. Juliane feels the same defeated attitude about Isaiah's death as well.

Later that day, Smilla calls The Toenail at the police station to inquire about the status of the investigation into Isaiah's death. The Toenail has determined the death to be an accident but Smilla does not believe the decision and writes to the Attorney General to file a complaint.

A few days later, Smilla visits her father, Moritz, a wealthy physician renowned for his...

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