The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Volume 3

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Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2012 - Fiction - 658 pages
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The stunning third and final novel in Stieg Larsson’s internationally best-selling trilogy

Lisbeth Salander—the heart of Larsson’s two previous novels—lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she’ll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she will plot revenge—against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt government institutions that very nearly destroyed her life.

Once upon a time, she was a victim. Now Salander is fighting back.


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Great ending to a great trilogy. - LibraryThing
The pace started off a little slow for me. - LibraryThing
A good read, entertaining and a real page turner. - LibraryThing
Satisfying ending to the trilogy. - LibraryThing
Lisbeth Salander is an awesome female character. - LibraryThing
And I still find the prose pedestrian at best. - LibraryThing

Review: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium #3)

User Review  - Muanpuia - Goodreads

an epic end off the millenium trilogy... steigs detailed information about the characters activity can be a dull at times though... lisbeths half brother was barely mentioned in this book but glad that they ended up meeting face to face at the final chapter Read full review

Review: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium #3)

User Review  - Ishe Reyes - Goodreads

After this trilogy I did start reading more thrillers and black novels. I guess what Stieg did was very clever: the right balance of intrigue and heartbreak with a healthy dose of politics and a good ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Stieg Larsson, who lived in Sweden, was the editor in chief of the magazine Expo and a leading expert on antidemocratic, right-wing extremist and Nazi organizations. He died in 2004, shortly after delivering the manuscripts for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest.

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