As a belated Christmas present last year, I got myself the hardcover deluxe boxed set of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy. Aside from the fact that it’s a breathtakingly beautiful set of cloth-covered books, I was pleased to find a fourth volume inside the slipcase: On Stieg Larsson.
After the exhilarating experience of reading the Millennium Trilogy, I was quite interested to find out more about Stieg Larsson, so I eagerly sank my teeth into this thin volume.
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Here’s a Christmas present I got myself, after being cooped up with this upper respiratory tract infection for most of my short vacation: The Millennium Trilogy Deluxe Edition Boxed Set.
I’ve been drooling over this ever since I saw it at the bookstore earlier this month, and I was trying to see how long I could hold out before breaking down , but National Book Store was on sale at Mall of Asia and 20% off (P2,395 from P2,995) was too good a deal to pass up! I finally took home the set today! Squee!
I know, I know, you’re thinking, I’ve read the Millennium trilogy, I have three copies of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (trade paperback and hardcover AND a Swedish mass market paperback), and I have mass market paperbacks of The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest. But you know I can never resist a pretty book (even one that I already have a copy — or multiple copies for that matter — of, erm, this is why I’ve come to amass over a hundred Harry Potter books in different languages), and well, check out how pretty this boxed set is:
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