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Peter Hoeg, is a writer. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1957. Hoeg's first book, The History of Danish Dreams, was published in 1988. Another book, Smilla's Sense of Snow, received the Glass Key Award from the Crime Writers of Scandinavia in 1992. The book was made into a film in 1997 starring Julia Ormond, Gabriel Bryne, and Vanessa Redgrave. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Smilla's Sense of Snow… (more)
Smilla's Sense of Snow 7,166 copies, 161 reviews
Borderliners 1,497 copies, 15 reviews
The Woman and the Ape 997 copies, 19 reviews
The History of Danish Dreams 891 copies, 8 reviews
The Quiet Girl (Author) 852 copies, 38 reviews
Tales of the Night 504 copies, 3 reviews
The Elephant Keepers' Children 365 copies, 21 reviews
The Susan Effect (Author) 176 copies, 6 reviews
Sinun silmiesi kautta 27 copies, 2 reviews
Miteinander 9 copies
Hommage à Bournonville 7 copies, 2 reviews
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Peter Høeg lives with his wife and his two daughters in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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