The Girl Who Lived Twice

A New Dragon Tattoo Story
Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
Series: Millennium Series, Book 6
Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The sixth in the Millennium series - more than 90 million copies sold worldwide - the crime fiction phenomenon featuring Lisbeth Salander.

'I will not be hunted - I will be the hunter.'

Book four in the series, The Girl in the Spider's Web, is now a major film from Sony Pictures starring Claire Foy - out in November 2018.

©2019 David Lagercrantz (P)2019 Quercus Editions Limited

Critic Reviews

"Rest easy, Lisbeth Salander fans - our punk hacker is in good hands." (Patrick Ryan, USA Today)

"Salander and Blomkvist are just as compelling as ever." (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times)

"Not only do the matter-of-fact style and intricate plotting and sexy, chilling atmosphere feel very true to the original novels, but Lagercrantz transcends the source material." (Benjamin Percy, Esquire)

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Did the editor change

I have really enjoyed this series but this book was not of the same caliber. it was almost like the editor had changed it did not flow. Well performed though Saul does a great job.

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Weakest of the bunch but still...

I was hesitant to read this book, afraid that it'll ruin my favorite series. It wasn't that bad but it definitely is the weakest. There are some plot holes and logical errors and moments where the characters actions are inconsistent. But there are some good bits and as a lover of the series I found a way to enjoy it.

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Good read

not the best in series but still good.
I didnt like the narrator voice sorry

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If you like this series you will like this book

If you like this series you will like this book, at least I did. I thought the authors were creative, combining mystery and suspense which kept me interested. And of course you can't go past the excellent narration from Saul Reichlin. This one went into the top tier in my library.

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  • Steven
  • 09-04-19

Uphill plod and strange end

Plodding story, light on action., truncated ending. Not just the characters who got lost on the mountain. Excellent performance by Saul Reichlin, but couldn’t defrost this turkey. Was so looking forward to this.

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  • Nick Moore
  • 09-06-19

Poor

I agree with the listener who said that Lagercrantz's stories get worse as the series goes on, this is definitely the worst, very poor by comparison to Larson's originals and poor compared to his first effort, which was reasonable. This one really is all over the place though, not carefully crafted at all. If the publisher's really want to milk the Dragon Tatoo series even more, I suggest they ask Jo Nesbo to write the next one for them, even if it's under a pseudonym!

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  • J
  • 09-03-19

Appalling

Rambling and tedious storyline and dreadful narration. Bears no relation to the original trilogy. I will not recommend it.

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  • Pooch
  • 08-29-19

A weak story

The main characters from previous books have little to do with the whole meandering sub plot extremely poor with bad narration no suspense at all give it a miss!

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  • Miss L.
  • 10-28-19

A great read / listen

I think some of the other reviews are way too harsh. I really enjoyed the book and found it to be an engaging, action- packed conclusion to Salander’s story. There are lots of strands to the story that are woven together well. The end is a little far fetched but riveting. I think the author has done an excellent job of not only continuing the millennium series but providing a fitting ending. It’s the kind of book that it’s not worth dissecting the details and being overly critical it’s best to just sit back, immerse yourself in Lisbeth’s world and enjoy it.

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  • Bernie
  • 09-03-19

So so bad!!!

So disappointed. I tried for a couple of hours and had to stop. No proper story line. Nothing to hold your interest. And I find the narration really annoying. I enjoyed all the previous books, but this is just rubbish.

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  • andrew
  • 08-30-19

Poor

Poor story, poor narration. I think it’s time to put the millennium series to bed.

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  • UKStevieB
  • 09-03-19

Did the author ever read the original books?

Lagercrantz gets worse with each instalment. Writing melodrama instead of a story fails Salander. I thought at first that he had only seen the dramatisation and not read the books, then I thought perhaps he had only read the cliff notes, now I realise he must of only read the synopsis.

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  • PeeKay
  • 08-31-19

Oh Dear!

What a disappointment! I had thought that Lagercrantz had done a reasonable job following up from Steig Larsson, but this book was just awful. The dialogue was so clunky it was cringeworthy, and the action so ridiculous that I laughed out loud. Has Lagercrantz ever seen the aftermath of a motorcycle going through a window? Twice? I pity Saul Reichlin having his name attached to this. Been a member for seven years and this is the first time I will be returning a book.

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  • Mr. Kevin W. Karney
  • 09-06-19

Really poor

Pedestrian storey with none of the interest or fire of the previous. Sad to bring such an end to the Salander story

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  • kevinplee@hotmail.com
  • 09-13-19

Sensational

It's so good to get another book in this superb series. Once again, many threads intertwine to weave a colourful tapestry of action, political intrigue, international plots, relationships and family feuds. It's genius.

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  • Rose McLeod
  • 10-09-19

excellent story and beautifully read.

Narrator brilliant and story just as good. hoping there will be more Salander.and co. Rose

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  • Ryoku
  • 09-18-19

The worst book of the series.

Lagercrantz is the worst thing that could happen to the Millenium series. Each book has a less structured story, further lack of research, less credibility, and increasing destruction of the original character's cores.

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  • Pat McCallum
  • 09-01-19

a bit formulaic.

good recreational listening. listened out of order not a big problem but need to fill the gap now.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-09-20

disappointing ending.

Finished.. but feels unfinished. wtf? It ends halfway thru a conversation! There better be a better ending than that!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-30-19

Stolen characters

Different author using established characters does not make for a good story. None of the original flair.

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  • Geoffrey Fouracre
  • 11-02-19

Ruined a great series

The Millennium series is an amazing series. However the story and series should have finished two books ago. The storyline and the book are but a shadow of former books. The narrator’s style doesn’t suit the story. All in all very disappointing.

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  • Chris
  • 09-18-19

book6

loved it!.this story seemed to tie u P the loose ends ànd ends the family concerns



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