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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The plot is interesting, and the pace is great. - LibraryThing
The ending was a bit abrupt and absurd though. - LibraryThing
Good suspense and storytelling. - LibraryThing
... it certainly was a compulsive page turner. - LibraryThing
Against my better judgment, I enjoyed the first one. - LibraryThing
A second major plot point based on a coincidence. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - jms001 - LibraryThing

If you liked the first one, then you'll like the second book in Stieg Larsson's trilogy about Lisbeth Salander. And first, my favorite similie: "Salander felt like a bag of bananas that had been left ... Read full review

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User Review  - GrlIntrrptdRdng - LibraryThing

The Girl Who Played with Fire took me by surprise. Going into this book I thought the series was going to be like most mystery series where the main characters come together to solve a new mystery in ... 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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