The Girl Who Played With Fire: A Novel
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that expose an extensive sex trafficing operation. On the even of its publication, two people are brutally murdered and the fingerprints found on the murder weapon belong to his friend, the troubled... show more
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that expose an extensive sex trafficing operation. On the even of its publication, two people are brutally murdered and the fingerprints found on the murder weapon belong to his friend, the troubled genius hacker Lisbeth Salander. Blomkvist, convinced of Salander's innocence, plunges into an investigation. Meanwhile, Salander herself is drawn into a murderous game of cat and mouse, which forces her to face her dark past.
Publish date: 2010-03-23
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages no: 630
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
In Stieg Larsson's THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, the second installment in his Millennium Trilogy, it opens with protagonists Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander world's apart, literally. But just like THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, both Blomkvist and Salander are drawn together in a riveting m...
I prefer to read original language rather than translation, am suspicious of sudden hits, rarely read crime novels, and virtually never start a series partway through. In this case, however, I needed some thick travel books for a long layover, and I took what was available at home - the final two bo...
As with the first book, it took a good 200 pages before this one gripped me, but when it did, it really did. The sex trafficking angle was a more interesting frame story -- and better integrated into the whole, I thought -- than the Wennerstrom affair and financial industry plot in the first book. I...
This book was so good. Wow, the things that unfolded, just wow! I can't begin to contemplate all the implications and all secrets that were uncovered. I have some conflicted feelings about the whole story...on one hand, it's simply appalling what has taken place in Salander's life and on the other I...
Another great book in the Larsson trilogy. I adore Lisbeth Salander.....