The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Quotes
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[Armansky:] "You're not a person who encourages friendship," he said. (2.24)
Morality and Ethics Quotes
By then her casebook was filled with such terms as introverted, socially inhibited, lacking in empathy, ego fixated, psychopathic and asocial behavior, difficulty in cooperating, and incapable of a...
It wouldn't work, she said, they would risk what they had if they fell in love too. (3.39)
Twenty years […]. That's how long it had been. As far as he was concerned they could go on sleeping together for another two decades. At least. (3.37)
[Henrik:] "So, there's only one real possibility left, namely that Harriet disappeared against her will. Somebody killed her and got rid of the body." (5.48)
[Blomkvist:] "I assume that something happened to Harriet here on the island […] and the list of finite suspects consists of the finite number of people trapped here. A sort of locked room my...
Memory and the Past Quotes
"I want you to find out who in the family murdered Harriet, and who since then has spent almost forty years trying to drive me insane." (4.195)
Justice and Judgment Quotes
Armansky was bewildered and angry with himself for having so obviously misjudged her. He had taken her for stupid, maybe even retarded. (2.37)
Technology and Modernization Quotes
In Armansky's eyes, Salander was […] the most able investigator he had met in all his years in the business. (2.9)