The final part of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest (translated by Reg Keeland) will be published on 1 October. Waterstone's in Picadilly is to open at 8am to sell copies. Here are the opening lines...
Dr Jonasson was woken by Nurse Nicander five minutes before the helicopter was expected to land. It was just before 1.30 in the morning.
"What?" he said, confused.
"Rescue Service helicopter coming in. Two patients. An injured man and a younger woman. The woman has a gunshot wound."
"Alright," Jonasson said wearily.