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The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, Bk 2)
The Girl Who Played with Fire - Millennium, Bk 2
Author: Stieg Larsson
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society, business, and government. — But he has no idea just how explosive the story will...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780307474568
ISBN-10: 0307474569
Publication Date: 7/28/2009
Pages: 724
Rating:
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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4.6 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Random House
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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reviewed The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, Bk 2) on + 468 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
I don't even know where to begin. I so loved "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" that I couldn't wait for the second installment to be published in the US. I ordered a copy from Amazon UK and cracked it open the night that it arrived in the mail. This one definitely moved at a faster pace than the first book and is even better. Here we get the back story of Lisbeth Salander - who she really is and why she behaves as she does. The story is an exciting rollercoaster ride with so many twists and turns. I couldn't tear myself away from the book and finished it in three nights. It's a hefty book, 550 pages plus, but I would happily have read another 500. The final installment can't be published soon enough for me. Very, very highly recommend!
reviewed The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, Bk 2) on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
If you don't want to stay up waaaaay past bedtime, then don't pick up this book. I read this one first, bought it at the airport in Seattle, and was entranced the entire plane ride across the country. Stieg Larsson created a character that was original and captivating in Lisbeth. The storyline had many twists and turns, but not too many to make you give up. My only issue, being American, was all the Swedish namea. I had to go back and do some rereading to keep them all straight. It is well worth it though.
reviewed The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, Bk 2) on + 275 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Steig Larsson does not disappoint with the second in the series about Lisbeth Salander. The saga that began in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo continues in this book. Much is revealed about Lisbeth's past and her character. Blomkvist is also a major presence in this book. This is another "can't put it down" cliff hanger of a book.
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Helpful Score: 4
Even better than "The girl with the dragon tattoo". Keeps you reading from cover to cover. I didn't want to put it down. Flows very smoothly from begining to end. Keeps you on the edge of your seat.
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Helpful Score: 3
Faster moving than the first book. Great story line, the only problem I had was keeping all the names straight - many sound very similar and are unusual to me. Not crazy about all the unnecessary sexual stuff, but if you can read past that it's quite a story.
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