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Sometimes it’s hard to see clearly: ‘Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow’ by Peter Høeg

‘Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow’ begins with a description of a winter funeral: ‘It’s freezing, an extraordinary -18 °C, and it’s snowing, and in the language which is no longer mine, the snow is qanik – big, almost weightless crystals falling … Continue reading

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