David Lagercrantz Writing Styles in The Girl in the Spider's Web

David Lagercrantz
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Point of View

The book is told in third person, with each chapter shifting focus back and forth between multiple characters. At first, Lisbeth is only mentioned in passing in the beginning of the novel, However the last part of the book features her thoughts and insights more than other characters.

Language and Meaning

This is the first book in the series to be written by someone other than Larsson, so the voice and tone are a bit different from the others. Compared to the other novels, Lagercrantz's language tends to be choppier, fragmented, and he 'head hops' to distraction, often leaving the reader suspended in the middle of some intensely action packed scene to focus on another character's whereabouts or backstory.

The world of the professional spy, hacker, and scientist are all fair game and as such include slang and jargon endemic to their worlds. The reader...

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