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By Eva Gabrielsson

Here's the genuine inside of story—not the only in regards to the Stieg Larsson phenomenon, yet fairly the affection tale of a guy and a girl whose lives got here to be guided by means of politics and love, espresso and activism, writing and friendship. just one individual on this planet is aware that tale good adequate to inform it with authority. Her identify is Eva Gabrielsson.

Eva Gabrielsson and Stieg Larsson shared every little thing, beginning once they have been either eighteen until eventually his premature loss of life thirty-two years later on the age of 50. In “There Are issues i would like You to grasp” approximately Stieg Larsson and Me, Eva Gabrielsson accepts the daunting problem of telling the tale in their shared lifestyles steeped in love and sharpened within the fight for justice and human rights. She chooses to inform it in brief, spare, lyrical chapters, like snapshots, regaling Larsson’s readers with the interior account of ways he wrote, why he wrote, who the assets have been for Lisbeth and his different characters—graciously answering Stieg Larsson’s readers’ most pressing questions—and even as telling us the issues we didn’t be aware of we would have liked to know—about love and loss, loss of life, betrayal, and the mistreatment of girls.

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WE OFTEN talked about that trip as if it had been a magical moment. In the summer of 2004, after he’d delivered the three Millennium volumes to the publisher, we made heaps of plans for the future. We used to imagine—among other things, and I’ll say more about this later—”our little writing cottage,” which we wanted to build on an island. Stieg and I would make drawings of it, each off on our own, and then compare our sketches, sitting side by side on our kokssoffa, which is a wooden settee with an upholstered seat.

One day we were asked to drum up some money for the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, and since we had to support their politics, I wanted to know what they were. ” Well, Stieg and I abandoned that fund-raising effort and left the Vietnamese solidarity movement. I then gravitated toward “the traitors”: that’s what the Maoists called the Trotskyites, whose system authorized multi-partyism (which I found more democratic), whereas the Maoists were a dictatorship. Stieg decided to stick with the latter, and throughout the year that followed, before we’d moved in together, we fought violently over the best way to bring happiness to the world proletariat.

Com/textbook or send a fax on school letterhead to (212) 226-1411. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Gabrielsson, Eva. [Millenium, Stieg et moi. English] “There are things I want you to know” about Stieg Larsson and me Eva Gabrielsson ; with Marie-Francoise Colombani; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale. 1st English language ed. p. cm. eISBN: 978-1-60980-364-3 1. Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004. 2. Gabrielsson, Eva. 3. Authors, Swedish—20th century—Biography. 4. Journalists—Sweden.

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