I am an avid audio "reader"..listening while commuting, exercising, shopping etc..and this Millennium Series has been without doubt the most exciting thing I have "read" in years. I can't wait to get back into the traffic, out on the track, or shopping the aisles so I can turn the iPod again. Anybody who turns away from these Steig Larsson novels disappointed is just unpleasable. The only thing disappointing about this series is that they have finished, and sadly Mr. Larsson is no longer with us to create any more masterful stories such as these. Make sure you read the three books in the correct sequence however...this is MUST!!
I strongly suggest that readers follow this series in order. I think you would be lost reading this one out of order or not having read the prior two books. That being said, all three kept me interested.
What a shame that the author did not live to see how much reading pleasure his novels have brought to so many!
Larsson's writing is smart and captivating. His characters are people you wish you really knew, though you feel you do. This novel, the third in the series, did not disappoint. If you have not read the first two, lucky you! You still have a treat in store. Do start at the beginning to get the most out of the story and the characters. I hated to reach the end of the series.
what a great third book. wish there could be more but I will have to settle for these three. outstanding narration. so sad the author left us before we could have more of his fantastic writing.
If I could, I would re-read/listen to this whole series again and again! Magical and awesome ending to a fantastic series!!!! DON'T HESITATE, BUY IT !!!!
Reading the other two first really makes this book become the pinnacle in the series, amazing. No question the books got better with each one as did the characters. Could not of finished up any better. I really like the author and wish he was still around to write another because he is unique, special. This was an epic series. As a side comment I think Simon Vance is a pretty good narrator too.
This series has been one of my favorite in a long time and can't wait for the movies to follow. I've truly enjoyed Mr. Larsson's writing--he will be missed. It made my walks bearable and my commute a breeze. I even got my stepson involved with the series.
Could not put this down. Such great plot lines, and wonderful narration! The trilogy gives the author time to really develop the characters, which cannot always be said for such fast-paced books.