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

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

As Smilla adapts to her cramped quarters aboard the Kronos, she senses someone outside her door and opens it quickly to find a man named Jakkelsen, Captain Lukas' younger brother. Jakkelsen tells Smilla that Lukas wants to see her and then makes sexual overtures which Smilla rebuffs. When presented to Lukas, Smilla is introduced to First Mate Sonne who acclimates Smilla to the ship and tells her that representatives from the shipping company are on board and that Smilla is not to interrupt them unless they request something.

Very early the next morning Smilla meets First Mate Verlaine who issues Smilla's work clothes and dismisses her to begin work cleaning the mess hall. Smilla introduces herself to Urs, the ship's cook known for his gourmet meals perfected during his restaurant days in Geneva...

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