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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The plot is more grounded than the second book. - Goodreads
There are a few stick figures - minor villians mostly. - Goodreads
There is a similar layout to the plot events as well. - Goodreads

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

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“The girl who played with fire” is the second novel to make up the Millennium Trilogy, by Stieg Larsson who died shortly after delivering the three manuscripts to his publisher. Millennium publisher ... Read full review

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

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Snore. The only reason I finished this book is that I HATE to leave books unfinished. I also HATE to leave series unfinished, but I'm not going to read the next book (or at least I'll fight the ... 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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