BIOGRAPHY

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      Where is Hedestad?

      The two maps of Hedeby were very helpful. Where is Hedestad in relation to Hedeby??  ... Read more

      Background

      Stiegs grandfather, an inspiring role model

      Stieg Larsson was born in Vasterbotten in northern Sweden in 1954. At the time of his birth, his parents were too young and too poor to keep him, so he was raised by his grandparents in a small village in the north of Sweden. Stieg's grandfather, Severin Boström, became the male role model for the young Stieg. Severin was st ... Read more

      Work

      Left-wing activism and anti-war protests

      After finishing school and his military service, Stieg Larsson worked a couple of years at a post office. During these years in the mid-seventies, he was an active member of the Swedish left-wing movement which flourished during these years. He edited a Trotskyite magazine, and he took a great interest in the ongoing war in Viet ... Read more

      The legacy

      Controversy surrounding the legacy

      Stieg Larsson spent 32 years of his life with the architect Eva Gabrielsson. However, they never married, maybe due to Stieg's dangerous work at the Expo-foundation. They did not have any children, and Stieg left no written will, so according to Swedish law, Stieg's estate was inherited by his father and brother. This sparked a dispute between Eva Gabrielsson and ... Read more

      The legacy

      Controversy surrounding the legacy

      Stieg Larsson spent 32 years of his life with the architect Eva Gabrielsson. However, the never married, maybe due to Stieg's dangerous work at the Expo-foundation. They did not have any children, and Stieg left no written will, so according to Swedish law, Stieg's estate was inherited by his father and brother. This sparked a dispute between Eva Gabrielsson and Stieg's relatives. She claims that they "were never a part of our lives" and that they are not the right persons handling Stieg's estate.A fact complicating the matter is that Eva has th ... Read more

      Background

      Stieg's grandfather, an inspiring role model

      Stieg Larsson was born in Västerbotten in northern Sweden in 1954. At the time of his birth, his parents were too young and too poor to keep him, so he was raised by his grandparents in a small village in the north of Sweden. Stieg's grandfather, Severin Boström, became the male role model for the young Stieg. Severin was strongly anti-fascist (and during the Second World War he was imprisoned in the work camp in Storsien for his anti-Nazi opinions)*. Had he been Danish, he would no doubt have been placed in a German Concentration Camp. ... Read more

      Eva Gabrielsson

      In this interview by the Swedish national televsision, Stieg Larsson's life companion Eva Read more

      Bibliography

      Articles-Extremhogern, Stieg Larsson, Anna-Lena Lodenius, Stockholm, 1991-Sverigedemokraterna: den nationella rörelsen”, Stieg Larsson, Mikael Ekman, Stockholm, 2001-Stieg Larsson, Cecilia Englund: Debatten om hedersmord: feminism eller rasism, Stockholm, 2004 ... Read more

      Article

      An article (abbreviated ART) is a word (or prefix or suffix) that is used with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Articles specify grammatical definiteness of the noun, in some languages extending to volume or numerical scope. The articles in the English language are th ... Read more

      Lisbeth Salander Returns

      Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return in a continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series This much anticipated continuation to one of the best-loved crime series of the last decade will be written by David Lagercrantz and published in Sweden as Det som inte dödar oss (“What Doesn’t ... Read more

      What waa he like?

      I have read about SL’s life on the wikipedia article. But what kind of person was he like? I would be interested in what fans think. I agree with Charlotte, and suggest you also read Kurdo Baksi’s “Stieg Larrson: Our Days In Stockholm.” Larsson includes a character with his name (and, roughl ... Read more