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The Girl Who Played with Fire : Unabridged Audiobook by Stieg Larsson
  

The Girl Who Played with Fire : Unabridged Audiobook

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Winner of the Crimefest Sounds of Crime Award 2010. There are no innocents... just different degrees of responsibility. Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. Two Millennium journalists are murdered and Salander's fingerprints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable behaviour makes her the official suspect, but no-one can find her. Salander may be an expert at staying out of sight, but she also has ways of tracking down her most elusive enemies.

If you like Stieg Larsson you might also like to read books by Jo Nesbo, David Hewson and Lars Kepler.

Synopsis

The Girl Who Played with Fire : Unabridged Audiobook by Stieg Larsson

AUDIO SYNOPSIS
Duration: 21h 0m (approx.) on 18 CD(s)
Narrated by Saul Reichlin

Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. Two Millennium journalists about to expose the truth about the sex trade in Sweden are brutally 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 anywhere. Meanwhile, Mikael Blomkvist, editor-in-chief of Millennium, will not believe what he hears on the news. Knowing Salander to be fierce when fearful, he is desperate to get to her before she is cornered and alone. As he fits the pieces of the puzzle together, he comes up against some hardened criminals, including the chainsaw-wielding 'blond giant' - a fearsomely huge thug who can feel no pain. Digging deeper, Blomkvist also unearths some heart-wrenching facts about Salander's past life. Committed to psychiatric care aged 12, declared legally incompetent at 18, this is a messed-up young woman who is the product of an unjust and corrupt system. Yet Lisbeth is more avenging angel than helpless victim - descending on those that have hurt her with a righteous anger terrifying in its intensity and truly wonderful in its outcome.

Reviews

'Intelligent, complex, with a gripping plot and deeply intriguing characters' - Philip Pullman, Guardian.

'A frighteningly suspenseful mystery' - Harlen Coben.

'Brilliantly written and totally gripping' - Minette Walters.

'As vivid as bloodstains on snow' - Lee Child.

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 July 2009

Author

Stieg Larsson

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Author's Website

www.stieglarsson.com/
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Publisher

Whole Story Audio Books an imprint of W F Howes Ltd

Format

CD-Audio

Categories

Audio Books


ISBN

9781407440484

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