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WAYYYY TOO SLOW FOR ME............

  • May 24, 2010
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Our child-like protagonist returns, as does Blomkvist and company.....the last in the trilogy moves between Salander, Berger and Blomkvist as they attempt to bring down the corrupt entities operating withing Sweden's secret police. But the story, in excess of 400 pages, drags on entirely too slowly and loses itself in too much "secret police" detail. And although the Salander and Blomkvist portions keep the reader interested, there is too much "filler" in between...making for a tale that move's at a snail's pace. Fans of the series will want to find closure in this tale....but many will likely be disappointed in the third installment..especially after the fast-paced second story. Read it if you must, but if you don't you won't be missing much.

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ISBN-10: 030726999X
ISBN-13: 978-0307269997
Author: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (9780307269997)
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Knopf
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