The Girl Who Played with Fire

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Quercus Publishing, Jul 9, 2009 - Fiction - 576 pages
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Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. Two Millennium journalists about to expose the truth about sex trafficking in Sweden are murdered, and Salander's prints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable and vengeful behaviour makes her an official danger to society - but no-one can find her.

Mikael Blomkvist, editor-in-chief of Millennium, does not believe the police. Using all his magazine staff and resources to prove Salander's innocence, Blomkvist also uncovers her terrible past, spent in criminally corrupt institutions. Yet Salander is more avenging angel than helpless victim. She may be an expert at staying out of sight - but she has ways of tracking down her most elusive enemies.

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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 was the editor-in-chief of the anti-racist magazine Expo. He was a leading expert on right-wing extremist organisations. He died in 2004, soon after delivering the text of the novels that make up the Millennium Trilogy.

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