Larsson's ex-partner hits out at renaming of trilogy

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Larsson's ex-partner hits out at renaming of trilogy

Aug 23 2010

Stieg Larsson would not have approved of the renaming of the opening book to his Millennium trilogy from "Men Who Hate Women" to "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", the late author's partner has claimed saying, "The theme of all three books is the subjugation of women, the abuse and violence against them. That's the whole point. These books were a way for him to take up a subject close to his heart."

Gabrielsson has refused to hand over a draft for a fourth book in the series to Larsson's family (who own rights to the series as Larsson died without a will), arguing the series has not been treated in the way he would have wanted it.

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