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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


by Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Chapter 29 Summary

How It All Goes Down

Saturday, November 1 – Tuesday, November 25

  • Salander has spent weeks going over Wennerström's financial empire. He's supposed to be worth almost 90 billion kroner, but is really worth about ten percent of that, a hefty sum.
  • He launders money for all manner of illegal enterprises. She identifies his sold assets.
  • Salander asks Blomkvist if she can borrow 120,000 kroner. He says she doesn't need to borrow it; he's giving her half the money Henrik is paying him. She doesn't want Henrik's money.
  • She uses the money she borrows from Blomkvist to fund a trip to Zurich, traveling in disguise using the name Irene Nesser. She checks into one hotel as Irene, and another as Monica Sholes.
  • Disguised as Monica, Salander visits Zurich banks and transfers much of Wennerström's money into accounts she opens as Irene. She stashes funds in safe deposit boxes.
  • She checks out of both hotels and heads back to Stockholm.

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