FIRST EDITIONS OF STIEG LARSSONS MILLENNIUM TRILOGY; EACH VOLUME UNIQUELY SIGNED BY THE TRANSLATOR
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo; The Girl Who Played with Fire; The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.
Larsson, Steig; Translated by Reg Keeland.$4,200.00
Item Number: 82278
London: Maclehose Press, 2008-2009.
First editions in English of each volume of Steig Larrson’s Millennium trilogy. Octavo, 3 volumes, original boards. Each volume is signed by the translator Reg Keeland, with a quotation added by the translator from each novel in each book. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo reads, “Everyone has secrets. It’s just a matter of finding out what they are. Reg Keeland.” The Girl Who Played With Fire reads, “There are no innocents. There are, however, different degrees of responsibility. Reg Keeland.” The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest reads, “But if you want to win, you’re going to have to fight. Reg Keeland.” Each volume is fine in near fine dust jackets. A unique and desirable set.
"Crime fiction has seldom needed to salute and mourn such a stellar talent as Larssons in the same breath...it has the most original character in crime fiction since Patricia Highsmiths Ripley" (Sunday Times). Basis for Swedish film adaptations beginning with the 2009 film starring Noomi Rapace. A Hollywood adaptation of the book, directed by David Fincher, was released in December 2011 starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara.