Smilla's Sense of Snow - "The City," Part 2, Chapters 4 and 5 Summary & Analysis

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"The City," Part 2, Chapters 4 and 5 Summary

Later that day, Smilla and Fojl meet with a woman named Benedicte Clahn, who had worked as a translator on the first Cryolite Corporation expedition to Greenland. Benedicte remembers translating documents for Loyen but cannot provide much more information. Later, in Fojl's apartment, Smilla summarizes the input so far and determines that Loyen must have engaged Ving in his plans for the Greenland expeditions and that Ving is able to use the Cryolite Corporation as a cover for the real purpose of their partnership.

Smilla continues to speculate that something must have gone wrong in the first expedition and that Loyen and Ving tried again twenty-five years later, this time with greater outside financial support. Unfortunately, the second expedition is also doomed and people are killed including Isaiah's father.

Fojl reveals to Smilla...

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