The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

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Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2012 - Fiction - 658 pages
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Coming September 2015: The Girl in the Spider's Web

In the third volume of the Millennium series, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head.

But she's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll stand trial for three murders. With the help of Mikael Blomkvist, she'll need to identify those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she'll seek revenge--against the man who tried to killer her and against the corrupt government institutions that nearly destroyed her life.

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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
... and ending up with a bullet in her head. - 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  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

While there was a time gap between the end of Dragon Tattoo and the beginning of Played with Fire (both in the story and in my reading) the first sentence of this book draws the reader right back into ... Read full review

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User Review  - bbbart - LibraryThing

Real good. A bit slower as the first two, as the reader is expected to grasp some political and historical background of Sweden. Nevertheless, all is set out to the reader in a very digestible manner ... 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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