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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest


by Stieg Larsson

Technology and Modernization Quotes in The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

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

Quote #4

After a period of computer celibacy, she was suffering from massive cyber-abstinence. (13.119)

Blomkvist and those he persuades to help him are responsible for this little moment of technological bliss.

Quote #5

Surfing on a Palm hand-held with a tiny screen and a stylus was not the same thing as surfing on a PowerBook with a 17 inch screen. But she was connected. From her bed at Sahlgrenska she could now reach the entire world. (13.130)

Having this connection, turns Salander's hospital room from a prison to a place to recover comfortably while building her defense.

Quote #6

Wait. This is an attack against a citizen of Hacker Republic. How are we going to respond?

Nuclear attack on Stockholm? SixOfOne wrote.

No, that would be overdoing it a bit. Wasp wrote. (13.161-163)

According to Salander's thoughts, the hackers could do lots of bad stuff, but it probably won't involve hurting innocent people. So, the nuclear attack is probably a joke.

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