The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Book 1 of the Millennium Trilogy (Google eBook)
An international publishing sensation, Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo combines murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.
Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden's wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and astonishing corruption.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium #1)User Review - Kristin-Leigh - Goodreads
A run-of-the-mill mystery novel that also deals with themes of violence against women (which the novel purports to be against whilst reveling in gratuitous descriptions of said violence) and corporate ... Read full review
Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium #1)User Review - Karyad - Goodreads
Watched both the English and Swedish versions of the film adaptations before reading. Thought the Swedish film was far and away superior, but was fascinated by the Grand Canyon of differences between ... Read full review