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

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User Review  - benuathanasia - LibraryThing

Loved it! The build-up was intense and the court scenes were incredible. The conclusion to Zalachenko's own story was wholly disappointing (meriting a half-star deduction from my rating), but over all, it was as fantastic as the rest of the series. Read full review

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User Review  - BellaFoxx - LibraryThing

Lisbeth Salander is lying in a hospital, at the end of the last book she was shot in the head. If she recovers she faces a trial where she could end up in a psychiatric hospital for the rest of her ... 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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