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Stieg Larsson

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 Kill You”). The English-language title will differ, and is yet to be confirmed.

David Lagercrantz, the author of “What Doesn’t Kill You”, will be visiting the UK in the Spring as part of a seven-month build up to publication which MacLehose Press are aiming to make the event of the publishing year.

Publication worldwide will be on 27th August 2015, 10 years since Norstedts published Män som hatar kvinnor which in English was called The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

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Praised actress in the limelight

Rooney Mara praised as Lisbeth Salander

Ronney Mara has been highly praised for her role as Lisbeth Salander in David Finchers version of “The girl with the dragon tattoo”. Mara has in only a few years made it from TV shows like “ER” to become one of Hollywood's most sought-after actresses.


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A unusual path

There are many ways to become writer, even so, Stieg's path is quite unusual.

He started working at a post office, moving on to a graphic designer job at a news bureau, starting the Expo foundation and working as chief editor. And somewhere in the middle of all this, a great writer steps forward.

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Bestselling writer

A diverse background

Stieg Larsson (1954-2004) was a Swedish writer and journalist.

Prior to his sudden death of a heart attack in November 2004 he finished three detective novels in his trilogy “The Millenium-series” which were published posthumously; “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”, “The Girl Who Played With Fire” and “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest”. Altogether, his trilogy has sold more than 20 million copies in 41 countries (spring of 2010), and he was the second bestselling author in the world in 2008.

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STIEG LARSSON, 1954-2004

Before his career as a writer, Stieg Larsson was mostly known for his struggle against racism and right-wing extremism. Starting in the late 1970's, he combined his work as a graphic designer with holding lectures on right-wing extremism for Scotland Yard. During the following years he became an expert on the subject and held many lectures as well as writing many novels on the subject. In 1995, when 8 people were killed by neo-Nazis in Sweden, he was the main force behind the founding of the Expo-foundation, a group intended on exposing neo-Nazi activity in Sweden. From 1999 onwards he was appointed chief editor of the magazine Expo.

During the last 15 years of his life, he and his life companion Eva Gabrielsson lived under constant threat from right-wing violence.

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Acknowledged actress

Noomi Rapace

In the original movies based on the Millennium trilogy, Lisbeth Salander is played by Swedish actress Noomi Rapace. Noomi is a well acknowledged actress with fifteen years of experience as an actress.

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Millennium Stockholm Map

Get to know Stieg Larsson's Stockholm

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Life companion

Eva Gabrielsson

In this interview by the Swedish national televsision, Stieg Larsson’s life companion Eva Gabrielsson reveals the truth behind the man that was Stieg Larsson. She discusses her claims in the controversy surrounding Stieg’s legacy as well as her claims for a part of the royalty.

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Hollywood movies

Remake by David Fincher

Columbia Pictures has bought the rights to make a Hollywood version of the Millenium films. Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara have been apointed to play Michael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander. Signed on to the project is also the writer Steve Zaillian (Se7en) and director David Fincher (Fight Club, Se7ven).

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Personal background

A life under constant threat

During the last 15 years of his life, he and his life companion Eva Gabrielsson lived under constant threat from right-wing violence. He regarded his writing of detective novels as relaxing. Keeping track of loose ends, characters and made up conspiracies posedno problem since it was, after all, fiction.

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The trilogy

Millennium trilogy

Stieg Larsson had always been interested in detective novels, and he was very familiar the works of Elizabeth George and Minette Walters. He knew what ingredients a good detective story should have, and he even reluctantly decided to spice it up with a bit of sex as it would probably please his readers.

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Discussion boards features a huge forum filled with ongoing discussions on our beloved writer.

Is your prime interest the movies being made? Or are you a huge fan of Lisbeth Salander?

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what i find interesting is that in countries like the uk they cannot bring themselves to call a book “men who hate women” whereas in a country like italy – renowned for its sexist attitude to women they are quite comfortable to call the first book by its first title.

confused feminist, 14 October 2011

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At the moment, my daughter of 20 and myself 61, only have seen

a series on Dutch TV of ‘The girl with the dragon tattoo’ we intend

to read all the Millennium Books in the near future.

Esther Pieters, 9 October 2011

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The only thing that spoilt the trilogy for me was the fact that the Establishment finally got round to punishing the guilty. Simply cannot believe that this would happen, but perhaps that comes of living in whitewash Britain all of my life. Perhaps the wealthy and powerful in Sweden have to face justice from time to time. They should move here. They would be knighted!

RedTed, 6 October 2011

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It’s crazy to think that this series could have continued along the same vein anyway,. The basic morality of all three books is flawed, do you honestly think that no one is going to question Salander’s immense wealth at some point, Blomkvist is not going to be the only crusading journalist in this fiction. Their casual attitude towards the ordinary laws of Sweden could not continue, so technically book 4 should be about their own investigation and trial for perverting the course of justice, on many occasions. The three books were brilliant, but you can only suspend reality for so long.

Ray Veysey, 29 August 2011

the point made in Larsson’s novels is that morallity can often be wrongly interpreted by the law of a land. The injustice faced by Lisbeth are clear proof of this; in many places Blomkvist and Salander have interpreted the law according to their own view of justice. In the climaz of The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Lisbeth spares her half-brother’s life but ensures that he is punished for the murders he committed.

Snigdha, 15 September 2011

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I just rented all thre movies. Its like i cant let go of thie millenium trilogy. Its so sad that Sieg died. i hope the 4th one comes out.

Nikki616, 18 August 2011

I agree with you! I became hooked to the series too and I really, really wished Larsson had lived to write the fourth one. It is a tragedy that he died so young.

Snigdha, 15 September 2011

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Does anyone know if the DVDs are available in English language (and not only Swedish with English subtitles? I couldn’t find it…am desperately looking for it.

Sani, 5 August 2011

Yes – all three are available with english dubbing.

Mary, 9 August 2011

Where do I buy them in English? Pauline, Australia 9 August 2011, 22 August 2011

you can download english dubbings from torrentz site.

james @ india, 3 November 2011

I tried to Google torrentz site with no luck. Is there another spelling for this?

SACruise, 15 November 2011

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I am a huge fan of the Millennium Trilogy and I have enjoyed the movies too. Lisbeth Salander is an intriguing character. I hope the 4th book is completed.

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Cheryl Kaye Tardif, 5 August 2011

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I have read The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo 3 times, The Girl who played With Fire twice and can hardly wait for The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet Nest to come out in paper back. It is a shame Larsson’s life was cut short, we have lost an amazing author.

Barbara Aug. 1, 2011, 1 August 2011

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was stieg’s heart attack ,proven with no fowl play?,just playing Columbo. but are the facts there.judging by his credentials.

not a wittness, 26 July 2011

Someone may have fiddled with the elevator up to his workplace so he had to take the stairs. Whoever sabotaged the elevator could understand, or hoped Stieg would suffer a heart attack when he was forced to go up the stairs. It is far-fetched but many want a conspiracy, so here you have one. The person who did this must have read Stiegs medical records and thougt this is the perfect plan. Not even Agatha Christie could have sniffed such evil.

John, 1 October 2011

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I loved the Trilogy and was sad to know that Steig is no longer with us.

I am wondering, if I enjoyed the Millenium Trilogy, do any of the readers have other suggestions on what to pick up?

Kristin, 22 July 2011

Have you read any of Lee Child’s “Jack Reacher Series”. 15 so far.

Not exactly the same but very addictive.

black beret, 23 August 2011

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