Peter's Sense of Charity

Peter Hoeg enjoys huge success as a writer. But he's even more successful as a human being. The acclaimed, publicity-shy author of Smilla's Sense of Snow (published in Britain as Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow) shares his wealth with people in need. After the 1993 breakthrough of Smilla — TIME called it the best novel of the year — Hoeg decided to donate all the profits from a later novel, The Woman and the Ape, to women and children in the developing world....

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