Chapter 26 Summary

Wednesday, April 6

Bublanski and Modig meet Blomkvist at the hospital. They learn that Wu was kidnapped and that Roberto beat up the kidnapper (though the boxer looks more like he lost the fight). Roberto explains he got involved because he is Salander’s friend and they used to be sparring partners. Bublanski cannot believe how much more complicated this case is becoming.

Blomkvist says the man who attacked Salander also had a ponytail, so these men have been looking for Salander since before the murders. Svensson had documented the murder of a prostitute who was severely beaten by the kinds of blows Roberto and Wu received from the blond giant. Blomkvist is convinced a man named Zala is...

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