The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 16, 2008 - Fiction - 480 pages
370 Reviews
The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the new book in the Millennium Series, is available now!

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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Good book with some dark parts

User Review  - Dr. Plutonium - Borders

This is a good book that kept me reading even though I could tell it was translated to English. The plot was strong and kept me on my toes. There were a couple of things that were grotesque which ... Read full review

Amazing Book

User Review  - Peachwife - Borders

Starts slow with a bunch of foreign names (leaving me confused when they are referenced later, and I had to make sure I was thinking of the correct character) but other than that it is an amazing read! Very interesting and intriguing. Smart book, not easily predicted! 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
105
Section 10
124
Section 11
148
Section 12
162
Section 13
179
Section 14
190
Section 15
201
Section 16
219
Section 17
235
Section 18
247
Section 27
366
Section 28
382
Section 29
393
Section 30
413
Section 31
437
Section 32
449
Section 33
467
Section 34
469
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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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