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Publisher's Summary

The girl with the dragon tattoo is not given to forgiveness.
Lisbeth Salander has been forged by a brutal childhood and horrific abuse. And repeated attempts on her life.
The ink embedded in her skin is a constant reminder of her pledge to fight against the injustice she finds on every side.
Confinement to the secure unit of a women's prison is intended as a punishment. Instead, Lisbeth finds herself in relative safety. Flodberga is a failing prison, effectively controlled by the inmates, and for a computer hacker of her exceptional gifts there are no boundaries.
Mikael Blomkvist makes the long trip to visit every week - and receives a lead to follow for his pains, one that could provide an important exposé for Millennium: Salander tells him to check out Leo Mannheimer, a seemingly reputable stockbroker from Stockholm, somehow connected to the long-ago death of a child psychologist - and to the psychiatric unit where Lisbeth was an involuntary patient as a child.
Lisbeth knows she is coming closer to solving the mysteries of her early life, and even within the confines of the prison, she feels the deadly influence exerted by her twin sister. She cannot stand by as racial and religious conflicts run unchecked amongst the community around her, manipulated by criminal forces far beyond the prison walls.
Salander will stand up for what she believes in. She will find out the truth. Whatever the cost...
The tension, power and unstoppable force of The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye are inspired by Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, as Salander and Blomkvist continue the fight for justice that has thrilled millions of readers across the world.
Translated from the Swedish by George Goulding.
©2017 David Lagercrantz (P)2016 Quercus Publishing
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Critic Reviews

"Lagercrantz has more than met the challenge. Larsson's brainchildren are in good hands." (Wall Street Journal)
"Lagercrantz pulls it off, and with a great deal of style." (Observer)
"Salander and Blomkvist are just as compelling as ever." (New York Times)
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By Natasja on 12-02-17


awkward translation did not enjoy it...battled to finish it. won't be buying the next one

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By Allen on 11-18-17

Doesn't quite hit the mark

The plot had promise but it just is too convenient with just in time saves. The author should have spent more time developing the characters rather than just chasing sensational situations.

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By Mac R Smith on 10-20-17

Poor story line

Very disappointed in this book.
Nowhere near the originals poor I decided not to finish

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8 of 9 people found this review helpful

By c on 10-27-17

too complicated by far

baffling most of the time and trying to be too clever by half with all the flashbacks. Didn't build to a climax rather like a damp squib. Hours of my life wasted

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6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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By John on 12-30-17

Should never have been written

Audio is OK... struggles with a number of characters though, like a young Indian boy.

That said the plot is just too far fetched when taken with the existing back story.

Additionly the narrative lacks the features that marked the first three books in the series.

I advise you Don't listen to this and maintain your positive impression of the first books

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

By Anonymous User on 12-19-17

Meat and potatoes

The key ingredients are there. But the writing craft is not. It’s like the meat and three veg are on the plate with no salt pepper or technique.
Happy to have read. Miss the craft of original author.

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