INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER
Lisbeth Salander is back with a vengeance.
The series that began with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo continues as brilliant hacker Lisbeth Salander teams up with journalist Mikael Blomkvist to uncover the secrets of her childhood and to take revenge.
Lisbeth Salander—obstinate outsider, volatile seeker of justice for herself and others—seizes on a chance to unearth her mysterious past once and for all. And she will let nothing stop her—not the Islamists she enrages by rescuing a young woman from their brutality; not the prison gang leader who passes a death sentence on her; not the deadly reach of her long-lost twin sister, Camilla; and not the people who will do anything to keep buried knowledge of a sinister pseudoscientific experiment known only as The Registry. Once again, Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are the fierce heart of a thrilling full-tilt novel that takes on some of the world's most insidious problems.
Yet another great listen in this series 🎧 Can’t get enough and I’m hoping for another 25 Lizbeth novels 📖
The excellence continues
Once again, David Lagercrantz has channeled the spirit of Stieg Larrson into a new mystery worthy of both men.
Only rarely do I enjoy an old series once the author changes. “The Girl...” series hasn’t missed a beat. Again, I can’t wait for the next book!
Larrson had created, and Lagercrantz has continued, a wild, weird, tragic, and triumphant world.
The narrator is the best part
FIRST AND FOREMOST: I've loved this series from the beginning. Was a fan long before it became a pop phenom.
THAT SAID: This one is a total miss.
WHAT A BUMMER: The action and conflicts that drive the story are superficial and contrived. There was no mystery, no surprises, no real tension. Even Salander seemed shallow and uninteresting—more like a fan fiction attempt at writing the character than the work of a sophisticated, skillful author.
FORTUNATELY: I could listen to Simon Vance read the phone book.
UNFORTUNATELY: This was way too close to that.