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Stieg Larsson journalism course rejection letter up for auction
Oct 17 2011
A letter of rejection from the Joint Committee of Colleges of Journalism in Stockholm to applicant 493 – the late Stieg Larsson – is to be sold at auction in London to help Expo, the anti-fascist, anti-discrimination organisation and magazine he helped create.
Despite the setback in 1972,Larsson went on to become one of Sweden's most fearless campaigning journalists before achieving posthumous fame with his Millennium trilogy of crime novels featuring the enigmatic heroine Lisbeth Salander.
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