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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

by Stieg Larsson

Violence Quotes

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Quote #7

YOU THINK THAT BORGSJÖ CAN SAVE YOU, YOU LITTLE WHORE: HOW DOES YOUR FOOT FEEL? (18.187)

Berger's stalker communicates much violence to her through emails from fake email addresses.

Quote #8

As she lay in bed she thought about what Linder had said. Not everybody can afford security. (18.352)

The novel makes the point that security and protection are often luxuries of the rich. Do you agree?

Quote #9

I was a scared little girl barely in my teens then. Now I'm a grown woman and I can kill you whenever I want. (22.103)

Again, proof that Salander isn't murderous. She knows she can kill Teleborian, but won't lower herself by killing him. She leaves him for the law to deal with.

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