The questions, discussion topics, and reading list that follow are intended to enhance your reading group’s discussion of The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, the final novel in Stieg Larsson’s sensational Millennium trilogy.
John Wynne, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by John Wynne)
A story which grips you by the heart and doesn't want to let go. Salander engenders an amazing empathy from the reader making this the most enthralling book I've read in 2011.
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In the concluding volume of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head.
But she’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she’ll stand trial for three murders. With the help of Mikael Blomkvist, she’ll need to identify those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she’ll seek revenge—against the man who tried to kill her and against the corrupt government institutions that nearly destroyed her life.
The stunning third and final novel in Stieg Larssons internationally best-selling trilogy
Lisbeth Salander—the heart of Larssons two previous novels—lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. Shes fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, shell 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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