The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest

Large Print - 2010
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Lisbeth Salander lies in Intensive Care with a bullet lodged in her head. She will face trial for three murders and one attempted murder on her release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist, Salander must not only prove her innocence, but identify and denounce the corrupt politicians that have allowed the vulnerable to become victims of abuse and violence. Salander is now ready to fight back.
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, 2010
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780739377710
Branch Call Number: LP F Lar
Additional Contributors: Keeland, Reg 1943-


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Sep 04, 2018

The third installment of the story of the dragon tattoo is just as good as the first. The simple fact that it is just part of a longer single story makes up for the down turn that happens at the beginning of the second and third book. Looking forward to Spider's web.

Aug 29, 2018

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Oct 23, 2017

I agree with Carlos 74

Oct 13, 2017

Part of a trilogy - all three books must be read to enjoy the complete story.
A page turner - thoroughly enjoyable.

Apr 20, 2015

Book #3

Feb 04, 2015

I didn't finish reading this series because it became concentrated on the violence that some women suffer at the hands of some men. The first book was okay... the violence was more background information... but the second book concentrated on that aspect of life. I didn't open this third book at all. Perhaps someday I will come back to the series and read the rest of it, but for now I must set it aside.

Dec 17, 2014

The third in the Millennium series maintains the intrigue and suspense of the previous entries, but with added subplots of conspiracies and cover-ups within Sweden's national security establishment. The intricacies of the conspiracy bog down the pacing somewhat, but this is still a worthy conclusion to an excellent trilogy.

I_sing_the_Body_Electric Aug 30, 2014

It was probably the best conclusion of a trilogy I have ever read. In my opinion, it was a much better book than the sequel. Even though there were some dull moments, I really liked how all the events and characters in the book were all connected to each other at the end. It was an addicting read, like the other previous books, and I'm happy with how the Millennium Trilogy ended.

Jul 19, 2014

These books were good enough for fans of the series and, without the graphic videos of the movies, perhaps get a higher recommendation to those who simply cannot tolerate such graphic violence. It IS tough to tolerate.

These books bother me in a slightly different way - all of the sex scenes were written as if they were written TO a man's singular porn fantasies (du-uh, gee, ya think so? guy writing about women's behaviors?!!) and this circles back to the basic critical question:

"What if Salandar wasn't BatGirl / CatWoman or some superhero in a man's world in so many special ways? What if she wasn't a super-duper man's-world fighter? What if she wasn't a superduper man's-world hacker?"

The Man Writing About Woman issues truly erode my fandom of this series.

That said, for what they are, I am a fan. I saw the American film first, then the entire Swedish film trilogy next, then I saw the most-excellent Swedish TV miniseries next.

In this sequence, each version adds something that the preceding version lacked (due to time constraints).

The books add a bit more, but I think the film decisions are just as valid for entertainment purposes. And completely more difficult to watch victimization after victimization.

"Austin South" still cracks me up, though. But that's Neeland-the-Translator's issue.

SylviaThomas23 Jan 30, 2014

Good honest writing by Larsson. Wish he was still alive to enjoy the fruit of his labor. Heck!

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I_sing_the_Body_Electric Aug 30, 2014

She was free.

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 05, 2012

"In the concluding volume of Stieg Larsson's Millenium trilogy, 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

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