John Patterson

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  • 6 years ago

    This grim and bloody adaptation of the second volume of the late Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium trilogy—featuring journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist) and computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace)—moves the story...

  • 6 years ago

    Essentially a locked-room mystery with lashings of gore and sexual brutality, Stieg Larsson's novel The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo disguised the simplicity of its narrative by embedding it within an almost Balzacian depiction of Swedish society, ...

  • 10 years ago

    "When the Iron Bird flies, the Dharma will go to the West," says a 1,500-year-old Tibetan Buddhist prophecy, one that seems to have been amply fulfilled in 1959 when Mao's Communist forces overwhelmed Tibet, killed a million or so Tibetans, and fo...


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