The girl who kicked the hornest's nest

Monday July 12
7:46 a.m.
The book I'm reading now is really upsetting me. I have reached the chapter before last, almost afraid to read on. Salander has a strange life and a poignant solitude as the victim of authority.
Crime, deceit, power, corruption are described in a gripping thriller that poignantly describes the world outside my home. What you call: "the real world". What I call: "the Information (disinformation?) World.
The author, Stieg Larsson -who lived in Sweden- was the editor in chief of the magazine Expo, and a leading expert on anti-democratic, right-wing extremist, and Nazi organizations. The book is written in journalistic language and raises many questions about the possible veracity of the story. Between Michael Moore and Armanpour's kind of reportage.
Larsson died in 2004, shortly after delivering the manuscripts for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, the Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest.
I heard that his family is fighting with his girl friend- who supposedly kept the computer in which Stieg was working on a 4th manuscript.
Published, we're talking a dozen millions dollars at the bank, right away. Family "rights" are kicking in, and their love for the deceased is suddenly re-awakened.

Watched the finale of the World Soccer Cup yesterday with my friends Brigitte and Tony (I don't own a T.V.)
Such a ridiculous display of stress between players on the field, aggressiveness, greed. It was a shame to witness how grown-ups are spending billions of dollars to entertain themselves.
If it is what is considered as normal nowadays, then, by these standards, I am not normal.


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