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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest by Stieg Larsson
  

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest

Part of the Millennium Trilogy Series
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October 2009 Book of the Month.

This is the final part of this brilliant trilogy and we will be sorry to see the last of Lisbeth Salander who has proved to be a formidable sleuth throughout. Getting revenge and justice is her mission. If a bullet to the head didn’t stop her then nothing can. You’ll be glued until the final page.

Millennium series:
1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
2. The Girl Who Played with Fire
3. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest

If you like Stieg Larsson you might also like to read books by R. J. Ellory, Camilla Lackberg and Anders de la Motte.

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Synopsis

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest by Stieg Larsson

Salander is plotting her revenge - against the man who tried to kill her, and against the government institutions that very nearly destroyed her life. But it is not going to be a straightforward campaign. After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in Intensive Care, and is set to face trial for three murders and one attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, 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. Once a victim herself, Salander is now ready to fight back.

Reviews

'A cyclonic force of a story, I experienced the same happiness and feverish excitement with which I read Dumas's Three Musketeers or the novels of Dickens... exceptional... I repeat, without any shame whatsoever: fantastic'
Mario Vargas Llosa in El Pais

. 'By some alchemy, Larsson has made a character who ought to be completely unbelievable into one of the most compelling and convincing in modern fiction ... one wonders what Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple would make of her, but Lisbeth Salander bids fair to join them in the ranks of crime fiction's true immortals
Daily Telegraph

. 'The pace rarely lets up ... it's an exhilarating read ... this is a strong and satisfying conclusion to a massively ambitious, richly textured trilogy
Daily Express

. 'There is comparison with that other great work of contemporary entertainment, The Wire, in the rage and clarity with which injustice becomes the driver of a novel way of looking at society. Be warned: the trilogy, like The Wire, is seriously addictive.
Guardian

. 'Complex, satisfying, clever, moral ... a grown-up novel for grown-up readers ... this is why the Millennium Trilogy is rightly a publishing phenomenon all over the world
Kate Mosse

. 'Fans will not be disappointed; this another roller-coaster ride that keeps you reading far too late into the night. Intricate but flawlessly plotted, it has complex characters as well as a satisfying, clear moral thrust ... most compelling is the character of Salander ... I cackled with glee as she turned the tables on her enemies in a climactic courtroom scene ... Who'd have thought a Swedish geek could set British pulses racing
Evening Standard

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About the Author

Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson, born in 1954, was a journalist. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Expo from 1999, and had previously worked at a major news agency for many years.

He was one of the world's leading experts on anti-democratic, right-wing extremist and Nazi organisations, and was often consulted on that account. He died suddenly and unexpectedly in November 2004, soon after delivering the manuscripts for three crime novels to his Swedish publisher. These novels make up the Millennium Trilogy, which has gone on to sell more that 3 million copies in Sweden alone. Tragically, Larsson did not live to see the worldwide phenomenon his work has become.

Maxim Jakubowski's view on LISBETH SALANDER...

Pierced, tattooed and garbed in extreme punk attire, computer hacker Salander is the touching, vulnerable but mightily determined heroine of the late Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s acclaimed and best-selling MILLENNIUM series. The final book to be published is THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST. Not a heroine cut from the usual detective cloth but a truly memorable one.

Millennium series:
1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
2. The Girl Who Played with Fire
3. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest

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Book Info

Publication date

1st October 2009

Author

Stieg Larsson

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Author's Website

www.stieglarsson.com/
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Publisher

MacLehose Press an imprint of Quercus Publishing Plc

Format

Hardback
576 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Books of the Month
Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery
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ISBN

9781906694166

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