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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The thrilling first book in the Millennium series featuring Lisbeth Salander: “Combine the chilly Swedish backdrop and moody psychodrama of a Bergman movie with the grisly pyrotechnics of a serial-killer thriller, then add an angry punk heroine and a down-on-his-luck investi

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Author Stieg Larsson

Pages 608

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2009-06-23

ISBN 0307454541 9780307454546

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Google 3.5

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CupcakeTron shared a tip "One of my favorite book. This book is my favorite of the series and way better than the movie."

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emily_munro_2508 shared a tip "One of my all time favorite authors and series!! 5 out of 5!"

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anita_skop shared a tip "This book will leave you wanting more... More answers and more of the lead character. Fortunately it is a trilogy!"

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canda_dixon shared a tip "⭐⭐⭐⭐"

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emgonz0 shared a tip "8/10, interesting how everything came together. V excited to read the rest of the series"

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jenny_8754 shared a tip "It has good bones but fell flat in the end"

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ricky_a shared a tip "Compelling crime thriller."

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kathleen_hyslop shared a tip "A bestseller for a reason! Get yourself past the slow start, and you will NOT regret it. The whole series is great."

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Claire.Lavergne shared a tip "Warning: You’ll be hooked and want to read the trilogy!"

letti shared a tip "One of my favorite books everrrrrrrr."

liz_hochhalter shared a tip "My latest fav is Baby Teeth by Zoja Stage!"

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zo_jenkins shared a tip "AMAZING, couldn’t put it down, simultaneously couldn’t wait to finish and didn’t want it to end"

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kathleen_kunkle shared a tip "I am currently reading the 6th book...slow start. But no, I am looking for something similar..."

goatPush shared a tip "This book was so hype in the 2010s, but is not my thing"

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theangelcymone shared a tip "2nd of February. Started slow but built up into a great story"

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Oldgray shared a tip "Perhaps the most interesting heroine in modern literature."

bea_2061 shared a tip "Good read. Good mystery. Love a book with murder and family secrets"

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dkrivkim shared a tip "I haven't yet, I should check it out!"

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fran_hirchak shared a tip "W"

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alanna_horowitz shared a tip "Slow start but then a rapid fire ending I couldn’t put down"

cynthia_plante shared a tip "Awesome book series!"

pikeroad shared a tip "What is your favorite work of fiction?"

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santos_dominguez shared a tip "Hard to choose. It's so intense!"

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tobias_9353 shared a tip "Not sure, i haven't read this one yet though"

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sam.v shared a tip "A crazy in your face thriller-mystery with all the intriguing Scandinavian starkness, we've come to love. Not for the squeamish."

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katie_comfort shared a tip "The whole original series of 3 books is amazing!"

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diana_nash_7630 shared a tip "Engrossing, fastpaced, and surprising! One of the best mysteries I have read."

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kelly_cacic shared a tip "Jo Nesbo is a similar author in tone - but trade out the young female punk rock main character for an older alcoholic male"

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russell_mcleod shared a tip "It is an amazing story"

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carolyn_bove shared a tip "I enjoyed all written by Steig"

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caterina_palazzolo shared a tip "never read this pls this put me in a reading slump and i wanted to kms. too long"

kogul_arumaithurai shared a tip "Now that I have read the book want to watch the movie."

katusha shared a tip "No"

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katelyn_griggs shared a tip "I have! It was so good!"

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lucie_l_58 shared a tip "I haven't ! How is it?"

kristine_medrano shared a tip "@megan_stone I like the book, but haven’t read anything else by the author so don’t have an opinion. Sorry"

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zann_breen shared a tip "I have-not bad, but I liked the book better"

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michelle_8886 shared a tip "The novels follow a specific formula, but they are fun who-done-its."

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prakruti_kashyap shared a tip "One of the best books if you're a mystery lover!#mystery"

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rania_baassiri shared a tip "Currently I'm reading Freida McFadden books and I like them"

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alisha_rowe shared a tip "To view my review please visit https://kittylishareviews.blogspot.com/2018/05/the-girl-with-dragon-tattoo-by-stieg.html."

karen_baker_3316 shared a tip "I have many favourites lol, like music. How can you pick just one!! You?"

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sari_mandel shared a tip "Where the Crawdads Sing . I’d like to find a comparable novel, it’s terrific"

vivianne_wright shared a tip "I read it a long time ago … I loved the ending"

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emilyemusgrave_ shared a tip "One of the few sci-fi I've really enjoyed."

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glenn_allen shared a tip "I've seen the Swedish movie but not the Daniel Craig one"

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holly_chastain shared a tip "It’s pretty intense, don’t read if you are squeamish. But if you can get past the ugly parts, it’s a really good book."

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diane_thomson shared a tip "Yes...loved it, but the book was better!"

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eric_lucero shared a tip "Loved the whole trilogy. Hard read for me but I have read all three 3 times. My mom hated it ??"

dorie_moore shared a tip "One of my favourite books"

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tonya_beltran shared a tip "It's a long read, moves quick. Stick with it, the start is a little slow, to follow. It really starts in about page 200"

nate_kujawski shared a tip "The Swedish versions of the movies are much better than the American version. If you don't mind sub-titles."

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carol_scrivner shared a tip "The revenge of course!"

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gabrielle_robertson shared a tip "Its a good book, it takes a while to get to the action but when it does, it doesn't disappoint"

annette_4422 shared a tip "Definitely. It is a series"

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jennifer_m_2090 shared a tip "Yes, have you read his other books?"

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amy_casson shared a tip "I preferred the book. More detailed in my opinion"

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nena_7595 shared a tip "I was at the edge the whole time; I even googled the locations"

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shanna_takayama shared a tip "Loved this trilogy! Followed up by watching the movies, both US and Swedish! Highly recommend!!!"

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hannah_madsen shared a tip "Graphic, dark & sexy. Couldn’t put it down. Love the characters’ interactions & the investigative writing."

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rylee_6205 shared a tip "I've never hated a book more -- forever on my TBR goodreads list. :("

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shalimar shared a tip "I’ve heard good things about “Bangkok Tattoo” by Burdett. It’s the second in a series."

melanie_ragland shared a tip "So much tension and plot twists!!"

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bruce_baker_4896 shared a tip "Enjoyed the whole series"

jennifer_marchitto shared a tip "The whole series is great."

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allison_brown_2388 shared a tip "I loved it. The fastest ive read a book that long."

iris_muench shared a tip "Not exactly! I’ve been stumped for a while on what to read next… I absolutely loved this one though."

ann_gee_1268 shared a tip "Honestly it’s been so long since I read it I’m not sure but I did love her hacking ability. The climax was a non stop read."

debbe__stephens_ shared a tip "Great series..different. wish there could be more."

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dianne_bracken shared a tip "No I haven't but I listen to audiobooks and have listened to all of them."

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natalie_gajski shared a tip "Gripping series"

amber_dibernardo shared a tip "Yes, not as good as the book but I enjoyed it."

doug_toombs shared a tip "No I haven't"

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allyson_blackburn shared a tip "I thought it was ok. It didn't do the book justice though."

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craig_smith_4410 shared a tip "The three Swedish originals which were excellent. I enjoyed the Hollywood version but it was tame in comparison."

artbyjuli shared a tip "This whole series is good, but if you shock easily pass it by"

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john_tarpley shared a tip "Tedious"

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melissa_deffenbaugh_4226 shared a tip "No i haven't, my husband watched it. He said it was a good one"

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dikra_b shared a tip "Yes!! So good!"

lilya_7989 shared a tip "Yes, but I saw it after reading the book."

jill_9637 shared a tip "Yep!"

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renee_nahan shared a tip "Loved it!"

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tracey_elliott shared a tip "Absolutely love this series!!"

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martha_palmer shared a tip "Writing style"

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christine_zinky shared a tip "Its a wonderful mystery novel."

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cynthia_p. shared a tip "Yes I have! I love the original Swedish version!"

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deidre_mihok shared a tip "Well written. Lots of twists and turns. Great series."

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nicole_curhan shared a tip "This book keeps you deeply involved in the intricacies of it’s murder mystery plot."

shatabdi_guha shared a tip "I marked it as 'read' instead of hitting on 'save'. But excited to read the book soon!"

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steve_kraft shared a tip "The first one is by far the best."

marta_rodriguez_723 shared a tip "Non stop action"

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aaron_babbitt shared a tip "Slow burn but very attention capturing."

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whinybb331 shared a tip "I couldn’t get into this book."

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heather_galvin-torr shared a tip "Couldn’t put it down."

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kaitlyn_ahalt shared a tip "This is honestly one of my favorites! Have you read any others in the series. I’ve liked them all but the first 3 are the best."

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chris_brouzes shared a tip "From Steig? Just the first book of this series. I’m more of a Stephen King fan! Loved Doctor Sleep."

marguerite_lieb shared a tip "Loved the entire series! So well written."

marguerite_lieb shared a tip "Love how well it was written-had to read entire series...wished there were more."

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christina_sharp_2834 shared a tip "A little slow at parts for me but so good! Well written and gripping :-)"

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stephen_burke_2928 shared a tip "Yes, just be aware that sexual trauma is a big theme in this book, it's not for everyone"

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isabel_wall_9125 shared a tip "4.8"

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linda_m_10 shared a tip "you will love it!"

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amber_mcilroy shared a tip "The entire series was great!"

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amber_mcilroy shared a tip "I have read those and they were great! It’s hard to find such well thought out books..."

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ashley_janssen shared a tip "Couldn't put it down !"

kelly_neville shared a tip "YES"

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sherry_foster_2 shared a tip "Yes"

courtney_4177 shared a tip "This was my very first book i read and watched the movie for. My favorite book...i. not sure."

stephanie_3147 shared a tip "I think so!! I liked it!"

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tracy_tutt shared a tip "I like a lot of sci-fi, fantasy, and dystopian novels. Not sure I have a “favorite” yet."

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natosha_velasquez shared a tip "Jane Eyre is my all time favorite book. "

celina_rambally shared a tip "I would say so! I thought it was a captivating read!"

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deborah_haddock shared a tip "I liked the entire series"

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jolene_anderson_2129 shared a tip "Liked then she was gone"

sally_munro shared a tip "Too many to pick a fav!"

shannon_thompson_1008 shared a tip "Great book! Page turner!"

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ashley_abbott_9946 shared a tip "I couldn’t put this whole series down!"

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jen_noffke shared a tip "I think the best in the series is the first."

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cas_stark shared a tip "Right now, my favorite book is probably The Shadows Between Us, or Wicked Magic!"

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luis_czares shared a tip "I’ve read the entire series. I’m reading legion from William Peter blatty"

carol_matzas shared a tip "I just finished The Music Shop. Was really good! What about you?"

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deborah_jane_potts shared a tip "Yes it’s very good! The characters are interesting and it keeps you guessing until the end!"

andrea_osterholm shared a tip "Absolute fav"

princes_dian_braquez shared a tip "And then there were none by Agatha Christie and The word is murder by Anthony Horowitz."

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leigh_hutchinson shared a tip "Page turner"

sam_f_2270 shared a tip "Mr penumbra's 24 he library by Robin sloan, and wired in. How about you?"

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luckycharmz_91 shared a tip "The trilogy is amazing. This book will never disappoint"

jana_jusupovic shared a tip "It’s a little disturbing, but it definitely keeps your attention and that’s an understatement! Ever seen girl on the train?"

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michele_thomas_9976 shared a tip "Not a favorite book, but a couple authors I like e.g. Dan Brown, John Grisham, James Patterson"

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jennifer_jones_6457 shared a tip "The Posoinwood Bible by Kingsolver"

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francie_r shared a tip "This whole series is just great. Lisbeth is a badass!"

jessica_4474 shared a tip "It's so good!!"

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whittney_ijanaten shared a tip "The entire series is incredible!"

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terri_hemmerling shared a tip "Did you read the whole series?"

isa_7627 shared a tip "Yw! The series is really great. As are the (Swedish) movies"

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colton_thomas shared a tip "Yes! My favorite book is Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy"

iniirie shared a tip "Shantaram by Gregory David roberts- quite possibly the best book I’ve ever read"

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joy_warner shared a tip "Entertaining, suspenseful"

shannon_2210 shared a tip "It’s amazing!"

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rebecah_buck shared a tip "Lord of the rings series"

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julie_strietelmeier shared a tip "I enjoyed the Inheritance Game and Where the Crawdads Sing."

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connie_gonzalez shared a tip "Right now I’m reading the red Queen saga. I enjoy it a lot! @sarahlong21"

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lorraine_northcott shared a tip "Yes I enjoyed it very much."

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marie_mcbride shared a tip "I loved the entire series!"

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juwa96 shared a tip "Great fast read"

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stephanie_6006 shared a tip "I loved the whole series!"

lyndsay_ward shared a tip "I just finished the Throne of Glass series with Sarah Mass. on a bit of fantasy kick lately. How about you?"

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brittany_scianno-go shared a tip "Love the book and the movie!!!"

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carolyn_dunne shared a tip "Definitely"

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noel_norris shared a tip "This whole series is excellent"

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sara_speer shared a tip "Slow burn at first, but a fast read once the story picks up."

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lisa_bell_rothauser shared a tip "Fantastic book. I love the whole series. I loved the Danish movies as well"

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maureen_sullivan_5777 shared a tip "One of the best audio books I ever heard...the whole series"

carolyn_welch shared a tip "Just read/listened to Verity based on recommendations from this group. It was great up to the last chapter."

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megan_williamson_6177 shared a tip "Imo, yes!"

sue_ratliff shared a tip "Absolute worth it. It’s been a long time since I did but may try to work it in to read again!"

natalee_natalee shared a tip "So good!!!"

joan_zuzga shared a tip "A Wow! mystery"

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glenda_lewis shared a tip "Terrific book, terrific series. Author gone too soon."

emma_tang shared a tip "4/5 ⭐️ darker than my usual tastes but really enjoyed"

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nicole_k_1234 shared a tip "David Langercratz continued and finished the series with 3 more books."

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nicole_k_1234 shared a tip "After Larsson’s trilogy"

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