Chapter 24 Summary

Monday, April 4–Tuesday, April 5

Sandstrom gets home late, a little drunk and feeling quite panicked. It has been almost two weeks since Svensson was killed. He hated Svensson and had literally begged Svensson to keep him out of the book. When Salander became the primary suspect, Sandstrom’s panic subsided, but only temporarily. He does not know who has access to Svensson’s book or whether the police are going to show up and end his career. As he walks into his apartment, he hears a rustling and feels a paralyzing pain in his back.

Bjorck is awake and still worried at midnight when the phone begins ringing. He finally answers it. Blomkvist tells him he will hold a press conference in the...

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