The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 16, 2008 - Fiction - 480 pages
587 Reviews
Coming September 2015: The Girl in the Spider's Web

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine 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.


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Great writing style, gripping story. - Borders
I was disappointed in the ending. - Borders
Definitely a page turner. - Goodreads
The pacing is slow--almost excruciatingly so. - Goodreads
All it lacks is streamlining and a quicker intro. - Goodreads
Almost like he gave up writing the story. - Borders

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Wow, what a book. I'd been putting off reading this one for years and years - the single thing I knew about it was that it involved rape and crime. I had no idea how many different directions the plot ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
11
Section 3
28
Section 4
48
Section 5
57
Section 6
76
Section 7
87
Section 8
97
Section 19
260
Section 20
275
Section 21
292
Section 22
304
Section 23
316
Section 24
332
Section 25
351
Section 26
353

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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About the author (2008)

Stieg Larsson was the editor in chief of the magazine Expo. He was a leading expert on anti-democratic, right-wing extremist organizations. He died in 2004, soon after delivering the manuscripts of the novels The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is translated from the Swedish by Reg Keeland.

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