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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Trivia

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It's been confirmed that Larsson spent part of 1997 training female guerrillas warriors in Eritrea to use grenade launchers (source).

Daniel Craig (a.k.a. James Bond) set to play Blomkvist and newcomer Rooney Mara to play Salander in the Hollywood adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. (source).

When Larsson was fifteen he witnessed the gang rape of a young woman named Lisbeth. This experience was one of his inspirations for the Millennium trilogy (source).

A documentary about Stieg Larsson is underway from Music Box Films (source).

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