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Read an Excerpt From "The Girl in the Spider's Web"

It even has illustrations!

The Girl in the Spider’s Web is the hotly anticipated book by David Lagercrantz and the newest addition to Stieg Larsson’s famous Millennium series. Now, thanks to Britain’s Daily Mail, we have our first glimpse of the story! Check it out in the link below.

Stieg Larsson died before completing his Millennium series, and the idea of continuing the books with the help of another writer sparked some debate amongst his loved ones. His longtime partner Eva Gabrielsson remains opposed to the continuation, but Larsson's family, who control his literary estate, gave their blessing to this new project. The Daily Mail's excerpt marks the first time that any section of the heavily embargoed novel has seen the light of day.

David Lagercrantz is an established and respected author, and his writing in this novel emulates Larsson’s style. The Daily Mail's excerpt puts Lagercrantz's first-rate writing on display. The selection also includes illustrations.

If you love the excerpt, check out more plot details here and take comfort in the fact that you won’t have to wait much longer for the full novel. The Girl in the Spider’s Web is set for an international release this Thursday, August 27.

You can read the entire excerpt here

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-Stephen L., Staff Writer