The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Book 1 of the Millennium Trilogy

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Random House LLC, Sep 16, 2008 - Fiction - 480 pages
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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.


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The character development and the plot is pretty good. - Flipkart
The plot is set well about a murder mystery. - Flipkart
Good characterization. - Flipkart
Love the pace of the book. - Flipkart
Initial introduction of characters feels like dragging. - Flipkart
STIEG LARSSON is no doubt was an awsome writer....... - Flipkart

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I liked this book more than the other two. It made more sense to me and I didn't hate Lisbeth as much as I did in the previous two novels. Still not nuts about the trilogy though. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Ashlee - Goodreads

This is the kind of series I would never normally read, but my curiosity got the better of me. It was so popular I had to pick it up. It started out really slow for me, since I have no interest in the ... 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 18
247
Section 19
260
Section 20
275
Section 21
292
Section 22
304
Section 23
316
Section 24
332
Section 25
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 26
366
Section 27
382
Section 28
393
Section 29
413
Section 30
437
Section 31
449
Section 32
467
Section 33
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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