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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest


by Stieg Larsson

Lies and Deceit Quotes in The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #4

"It contains no diagnosis. It almost seems to be an academic study of a person who refuses to speak." (9.150)

Dr. Jonasson quickly catches on that Salander's supposed psychiatric evaluation is a complete falsehood and he doesn't hesitate to tell Teleborian what he thinks.

Quote #5

The seduction always involved discovering someone's weaknesses. Prosecutor Ekström's weakness was his belief in his own importance. […] The trick was to make him feel that he had been specially chosen. (11.32)

This is from the perspective of Georg Nyström, a very bad guy in the Section.

Quote #6

What the hell. Is there some sort of spy convention on Bellmansgatan today? (14.70)

Figuerola spies on the Section, which is spying on Blomkvist, who is spying on Figuerola, who spies yet another spy, detective Linder, spying on the spies from the Section. Sheesh!

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