What would you do if your parents were con artists?
Born in 1957, Peter H eg published his first novel in 1988, having followed various callings - dancer, actor, fencer, sailor, mountaineer - before turning seriously to writing. His novels Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow and The Quiet Girl were published to great international acclaim.
"Hugely enjoyable...both moving and oddly profound" -- Harry Ritchie * Daily Mail *
"Peter Hoeg displays a glorious facility for the absurd as well as the picaresque, and the hilarity of Peter Fino's narrative makes this a delightful novel" -- Sarah Moss * Guardian *
"A playful exercise in whimsy" * Independent on Sunday *
"Warm and funny" * Daily Telegraph *
"This is a strange, beguiling novel, which combines madcap adventure with reflections on trust, affection and individual spiritual life" * Express *
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