The Girl in the Spider's Web Quotes

David Lagercrantz
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But August never uttered a word. If he raised his head from the puzzle it was to look straight past him towards the window overlooking the sea an the sunshine reflected on the water, and eventually Balder just left him alone."
-- Narrator (chapter 1 paragraph 41)

Importance: This is the state that August is in when Frans goes and takes him from his abusive stepfather and mother.

Other fathers could be reported to the social services and the police. But Zala had forces behind him which were above all that.
-- Lisbeth (chapter 9 paragraph 8)

Importance: This quote demonstrates the theme of Childhood Trauma, and in particularly reminds the reader of Lisbeth's tragic childhood and of the father who was the perpetrator of the abuse.

Ha, no, that it’s always the wrong people who have the guilty conscience. Those who are really responsible for suffering in the world couldn’t care less. It’s the ones fighting for good who are...
-- Mikael (chapter 10 paragraph 27)

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