The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

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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.

~from the jacket

Title:The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Edition Language:English
ISBN:030726999X
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:563 pages

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Reviews

  • j
    Feb 22, 2010

    These books really shouldn't work. Stieg Larsson is a very weird writer. He likes to tell us absolutely everything someone is doing. If Stieg wrote the story of my morning, it would go like this:"Joel...

  • Grace Tjan
    Oct 24, 2009

    What I learned from this book (in no particular order):1. You can use duct tapes to close up serious wounds; they keep the blood in and the germs out.2. You can be shot in the head and STILL have phot...

  • Shayantani Das
    Nov 26, 2011

    Dearest Steig Larsson,I absolutely hate you! But,I think I love you too. While every author has some characteristic quality, yours seem to be to make readers pissed at you. Ever since I picked up the ...

  • Kemper
    May 28, 2010

    Lisbeth Salander, we hardly knew ye.It seems like a particularly cruel joke that Steig Larsson died shortly after getting a deal to publish his Millennium Trilogy. Would he have continued on with thes...

  • Jeffrey Keeten
    Aug 13, 2014

    ”Salander was afraid of no-one and nothing. She realized that she lacked the necessary imagination--and that was evidence enough that there was something wrong with her brain.” Noomi Rapace plays ...

  • Ellen
    Jun 13, 2010

    Edited to include link to Nora Ephron's very funny piece ("The Girl Who Fixed the Umlaut") from The New Yorker:http://www.newyorker.com/humor/2010/0... D E P R E S S I O N… You’re probably depress...

  • Georg
    Oct 30, 2009

    It seems to be unfair to rate the two first Millenium-novels by five stars and then give only three stars for the last one. On the other hand it is not fair to write two brilliant books and then publi...

  • Will Byrnes
    Jun 14, 2010

    This is the third (completed) novel of what Stieg had hoped would be a ten-volume opus. At the end of the last book, Lisbeth Salander had been shot by her evil and well-toasted natural father, a forme...

  • David
    Dec 01, 2009

    I loved the Millennium trilogy. I hate that I've now read every novel written by Steig Larsson....

  • Lyn
    Jun 13, 2012

    After finishing The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, the last of the Millennium Trilogy by the late Stieg Larsson, I have a great desire to order a tray of sandwiches and coffee, fire up my 13 inc...