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Stockholm sits on fourteen islands and is sometimes called the Venice of the North.
  the capital and largest city of Sweden
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Stockholm is located in southern Sweden on the Baltic. Nobel Prizes are awarded each year in Stockholm.
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  • Stockholm sits on fourteen islands and is sometimes called the Venice of the North.
  • With two million people, the Stockholm metropolitan area has over a fifth of Sweden’s population.
  • It is called Stockholm syndrome because it was first associated with the reaction of bank employees in Stockholm who were held captive for six days.
  • He took the last train back to Stockholm.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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  • Stockholm syndrome!
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • It must be a Stockholm-syndrome thing.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • That’s from a pretty well-known industrial designer in Stockholm.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • They invited me to Stockholm to receive it.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Another time, in a Stockholm tavern, I met this god who was smoking hot, except his talking sword just would not shut up.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Who knows —maybe go into bar business even, in Stockholm.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • "Maybe he has Stockholm syndrome," Simon suggested.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • You’re suffering from what humans call Stockholm Syndrome: you have bonded with your captors.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • It was determined that Geran Kropp, a young Swede who had ridden a bicycle from Stockholm to Nepal, would make the first attempt, alone, on May 3.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • I seen him do that in Stockholm.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • It is at Brussels that the most beer is consumed, at Stockholm the most brandy, at Madrid the most chocolate, at Amsterdam the most gin, at London the most wine, at Constantinople the most coffee, at Paris the most absinthe; there are all the useful notions.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • My methods are simple, my formula is so good that I was drove away from Stockholm, ruined, because I did not care to dispose of it.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Late in life he married a second time, a Stockholm woman of questionable character, much younger than he, who goaded him into every sort of extravagance.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • After my last stop in Africa, I flew to Stockholm to visit Oliver.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • When a reporter from the English-language Azerbaijan Times had come all the way to Stockholm to ask him the same questions, it was the last straw.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • She wondered why the good citizens insisted on adding the chill of prejudice, why they did not make the houses of their spirits more warm and frivolous, like the wise chatterers of Stockholm and Moscow.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Leamas deposited money at Stockholm on June fifteenth.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • I even checked the transfers from London, Lisbon, Stockholm and Amsterdam-nothing.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • There’s a touch of Stockholm Syndrome in the whole thing, I swear.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Customers can easily find an underage Eastern European girl working as a prostitute in Amsterdam, but not in Stockholm.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Stockholm syndrome, individuals’ desperate attempts to become like their captors.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan’s Daughters
  • What I want to know is: how certain are you that Niedermann really is involved in the murders in Stockholm?
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I little thought that I would ever visit it, never mind end up being welcomed to it as a guest of the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Foundation.
    Seamus Heaney  --  Crediting Poetry
  • He summoned forth London laboratories, dinners on frosty evenings in Stockholm, walks on the Pincio with sunset behind the dome of San Pietro, extreme danger and overpowering disgust from excreta-smeared garments in an epidemic at Marseilles.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • She practiced English on me and I practiced French on her, and she promised to cook me a Swedish dinner if I was ever in Stockholm and I cooked her a dinner over an alcohol lamp and we got giggly on vin ordinaire, and she wanted to know how I had acquired my scar and I told some lies.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • And a mood of who you are in your head day by day, which he did not share with anyone at street level, and going to sleep in a cousin’s bed at night or in the supply cellar of some bodega where they knew Ismael Munoz and gave him a place that was adequate and hearing the doors go ding dong and seeing the man from Stockholm, Sweden, who took pictures of his piece.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • …of them, I am a real Parisian, I am a habitan of Vienna, St. Petersburg, Berlin, Constantinople, I am of Adelaide, Sidney, Melbourne, I am of London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Limerick, I am of Madrid, Cadiz, Barcelona, Oporto, Lyons, Brussels, Berne, Frankfort, Stuttgart, Turin, Florence, I belong in Moscow, Cracow, Warsaw, or northward in Christiania or Stockholm, or in Siberian Irkutsk, or in some street in Iceland, I descend upon all those cities, and rise from them again.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • "It takes months to develop Stockholm syndrome," Alec objected.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Stockholm’s district court had declared Salander legally incompetent.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Monday, January 10–Tuesday, January 11 Salander landed at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport at noon.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • He had rashly hired a Scampi for a few days of romantic sailing in the Stockholm archipelago.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The next morning she got up early to visit Nobel Estates, the company that, according to some, had the best reputation in Stockholm.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • "The thing is, it’s rather expensive to purchase a cooperative apartment here in Stockholm …" Salander did not reply.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • She should have returned to Sweden to get on with her life, but for various reasons she could not bear to think about Stockholm.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Another reason she was reluctant to return to Stockholm was Blomkvist.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Stockholm did not seem in the least attractive.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • As a matter of fact, she had seldom been outside Stockholm.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Mimmi was studying sociology in Stockholm, and she had an older sister studying anthropology in the States.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Drive to Stockholm, pick her up, deliver her to me.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • She walked to the post office on Rosenlundsgatan and sent an anonymous deposit to one of Stockholm’s crisis centres for women.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • There was another lawyer mentioned, also with an address in Gibraltar, and an accountant by the name of Hugo Svensson with an address in Stockholm.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The potential supply of methamphetamine was limitless within a radius of 250 miles from Stockholm.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • He was astonished how desolate a street in Stockholm can be at 3:00 a.m. on a Sunday morning in March.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • All he knew for certain was that Salander was alive and back in Stockholm.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • There were 230 people with the surname Wu on the electoral roll, of whom about 140 lived in and around Stockholm, none of them on Lundagatan.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • I’ll be back in Stockholm tomorrow if nothing else comes up.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
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