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 girl who played with fire

User Review  - Melkiscool - Tesco

Excellent story, which is part of a trilogy. It is regrettable that the author is no longer with us. A real talent. Read full review

A good sequel

User Review  - Dr.Soumya Saha - Flipkart

This story is about the burgeoning sex trade that is rampant in Sweden, which Millennium tries to expose led by Michael Blonkvist and commissions a free-lance journalist to do so. But suddenly an ... 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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