The Girl who Played with Fire

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2009 - Fiction - 503 pages
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Mikael Blomkvist, crusading journalist and publisher of the magazineMillennium,has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society, business, and government.

But he has no idea just how explosive the story will be until, on the eve of publication, the two investigating reporters are murdered. And even more shocking for Blomkvist: the fingerprints found on the murder weapon belong to Lisbeth Salander—the troubled, wise-beyond-her-years genius hacker who came to his aid inThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,and who now becomes the focus and fierce heart ofThe Girl Who Played with Fire.

As Blomkvist, alone in his belief in Salander’s innocence, plunges into an investigation of the slayings, Salander herself is drawn into a murderous hunt in which she is the prey, and which compels her to revisit her dark past in an effort to settle with it once and for all.

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Well written interesting plot. - Goodreads
I thought the ending was unfair! - Goodreads
Larsson is really talented with character development. - Goodreads
Great writing, captivating... - Goodreads
Wonderful story telling in a fantastic narrative. - Goodreads
The ending of this book was awesome. - Goodreads

Review: The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium #2)

User Review  - Annrielle Schmidt - Goodreads

I found this book slightly more interesting than the girl with the dragon tattoo. I was annoyed and angry with some of the views the characters had towards women and homosexuality especially the Faste ... Read full review

Review: The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium #2)

User Review  - Synesthesia (SPIDERS!) - Goodreads

Should I read this book? I haven't even finished the first one because it's annoying me. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

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 third novel in the series.

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