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Peter Høeg

Peter Høeg Copyright Ulla Montan

Peter Høeg, born in 1957 in Denmark, pursued various interests—dancer, actor, sailor, fencer, and mountaineer—before turning seriously to writing. His work has been published in 33 countries. The Quiet Girl is his fifth novel. Høeg writes prose that is both changeable and as deep-fathomed as poetry...[It] demands to be read aloud and savored.—The New Yorker on Smilla’s Sense of Snow

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Peter Høeg's novel The Quiet Girl. The internationally acclaimed bestselling author of Smilla's Sense of Snow returns with this "engrossing, beautifully written tale of suspense . . . captivating" (The Miami Herald).

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Tales of the Night

Peter Hoeg

These eight stories are linked by a date and a motif.  All of them have to do with love.  Love and its conditions on the night of March 19, 1929. In...

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Smilla's Sense of Snow

Peter Høeg; Translated by Tiina Nunnally

A Time Best Book of the Year · An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Year · A People Best Book of the Year · Winner of the CWA Silver Dagger Award · A Finalist...

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From the author of Smilla's Sense of Snow comes this highly imaginative novel, "wonderful in scope . . . crammed with Danish history, social realism, satire, magic...

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The Quiet Girl

Peter Høeg

A Chicago Tribune Favorite Book of 2007The internationally acclaimed bestselling author of Smilla's Sense of Snow returns...

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