Smilla's Sense of Snow - "The City," Part 3, Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Summary & Analysis

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"The City," Part 3, Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Summary

On New Year's Day Smilla speaks to her father who explains a concept called Neocatastrophism, which holds that the earth developed at different paces creating the environments for natural disasters. Later that day, Smilla meets Lagermann again at his home to get information on Andreas Licht's death and learns that Licht had been tortured before he was killed on his boat that night. Smilla shares everything she has learned in her investigation and asks Lagermann to help her but he hesitates for fear of losing his position. Finally, Lagermann relents, and tells Smilla that he will look into the forensic reports related to the two Greenland expeditions. Fojl waits for Smilla outside and before Smilla leaves, Lagermann tells both of them that it was Loyen who had taken the biopsy of Isaiah's leg...

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