The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Format:  Hardcover,

563 pages

Publisher: Random House Inc

Publish Date: May 2010

ISBN-13: 9780307269997

ISBN-10: 030726999X

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The stunning third and final novel in Stieg Larsson's internationally best-selling trilogy
Lisbeth Salander--the heart of Larsson's two previous novels--lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she will plot revenge--against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt government institutions that very nearly destroyed her life.
Once upon a time, she was a victim. Now Salander is fighting back.

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Publisher: Random House Inc
Publish Date: May 2010
ISBN-13: 9780307269997
ISBN-10: 030726999X
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 563
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.1
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.5 x 9.5 x 1.75

About the author

Biography of Larsson, Stieg

Prior to his sudden death of a heart attack in November 2004, Stieg Larsson finished three detective novels in his Millenium series. Before his career as a writer, Stieg Larsson was mostly known for his struggle against racism and right-wing extremism. In the middle of the 1980s he helped start the anti-violence project "Stop the Racism". This was followed by the founding of the Expo foundation in 1995. In 1999 he was appointed the chief editor of Expo, a magazine published by the organization.

Reviews

Review by Library Journal (2010-04-15)

The final installment in Larsson's "Millennium" trilogy, whose previous entries are also available from Books on Tape and Random Audio; simultaneous release with the Knopf Ac (500,000-copy first printing); Simon Vance reads.

Review by Library Journal (2010-09-15)

This final entry in Larsson's posthumously published "Millennium" trilogy follows the LJ Best Audio of 2009 The Girl Who Played with Fire, also available from Books on Tape/Random Audio. It features a critically wounded Lisbeth Salander working alongside friend and journalist Mikael Blomkvist to prove her innocence and plot her revenge, and it successfully pulls together all the earlier plot lines while also developing new narrative threads. Narrator Simon Vance (see Behind the Mike, LJ 11/15/08) handles the complex plot and diverse characters well, helping the story to move along quickly and additively. Highly recommended as an essential purchase to complete the series, all three of whose entries were LJ Best Sellers.

- Joyce Kessel, Villa Maria Coll., Buffalo

(c). Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Awards and Recognitions

  • New York Times Notable Books of the Year, 2008 (United States)
  • Audie Award, 2011 (United States)

Book description

The stunning third and final novel in Stieg Larsson’s internationally best-selling trilogy

Lisbeth Salander—the heart of Larsson’s two previous novels—lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she’ll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she will plot revenge—against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt government institutions that very nearly destroyed her life.

Once upon a time, she was a victim. Now Salander is fighting back.

Customer Product Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5★ by 52reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Had Me on the Edge of My Seat I could not put this book down. I bought the hardbck because it was cheaper than the paperback online. I wish the series could be finished, but this book had a good ending to the trilogy. Salander and Blomkvist are brilliant as usual. There were a lot of "didn't see that coming" moments. I highly recommend. 10/01/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Third in the series It's a wonderful book, but just in case you stumbled upon it without knowing, it's the third in a series so I'd start with the other two. They're all great and this one is no exception. 01/28/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great book Ties everything together from other 2 books. 02/27/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great Book I absolutely had a hard time putting down this and the other two books, they were great. It is so sad that the author died; great writer. 10/31/2010
Rated 4 out of 5★ by A great conclusion to a fast paced series i really enjoyed this book. It continues where "The Girl Who Played WIth Fire " left off. A very good summer read. Will re-read in the winter, as I'm sure it's also a good winter-on-the-couch read! WIthout giving too much away, this book doesn't leave you hanging. It nicely ties up many of the events in the preceding books. Steig Larsson's untimely demise leaves me wanting more. 07/27/2010
Rated 5 out of 5 Loved it! I loved the first two books. Book came quickly in the mail. Good price compared to others too. 07/05/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by bought as a gift I purchased this book as a gift for my daughter at Walmart. com becuase we could not find the book in the store. She is very happy and pleased with the book 07/29/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by The 3rd novel in this wonderful trilogy. Too bad the author has passed away and did not have the opportunity to finish what would have been a ten book series. 08/20/2010
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