Lisabeth Salander's first adventure is well worth watching with subtitles (not for the queasy!)
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The Hopkinton Public Library's newest DVD is the last installment of Stieg Larsson's fictional adventures of Lisbeth Salander, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. If you're wondering what the fuss is about for Larsson's series, which was planned to be nine books but cut short at three by his death, check out the perplexing heroine as she lies severely wounded in the hospital, facing three murder charges. Noomi Rapace, the Swedish actress who plays Lisbeth, is superb - there is no other word. In fiction, 10th Anniversary by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro follows Detective Lindsay Boxer as she postpones her long-awaited wedding celebration to investigate a horrendous crime. Jodi Picoult's Sing You Home tells the tale of Zoe Baxter's …
The first novel in the biggest mystery-thriller series to hit the shelves in a long time comes highly recommended by Hopkinton reader Ned Hall.
Name: Ned Hall Occupation: Life Skills Trainer Currently reading: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson Genre: Mystery/Thriller Would recommend to Hopkinton readers Hopkinton resident Ned Hall, a 24-year old Life Skills Trainer at Wingate Neuro-Rehabilitation Center in Middleborough, spends his nights immersed in the first book of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling series about Lisbeth Salander, a private investigator, and Mikael Blomkvist, an investigative journalist, entangled in a thrilling murder mystery. He decided to read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo after his father confirmed the hype about it and lent him a copy of the book. Ned was happy to find that he, too, agreed with the hype. “It was different from John Grisham or …