Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

Salander: "I don't suppose my sisters will get a role in the family business." (31.84)

Zalachenko looked startled at the suggestion. (31.85)

"Zalachenko…you're just an ordinary asshole who hates women." (31.86)

This brief exchange highlight's Zala's view that women are only valuable as objects to be beaten, or used for sex. He can't even imagine a woman as having the brains and/or the brawn to do business.

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