The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The IndustrialistHenrik Vanger, head of the dynastic Vanger Corporation, is tormented by the loss of a child decades earlier and convinced that a member of his family has committed murder.The JournalistMikael Blomkvist delves deep into the Vangers' past to uncover the truth behind the unsolved... show more
The IndustrialistHenrik Vanger, head of the dynastic Vanger Corporation, is tormented by the loss of a child decades earlier and convinced that a member of his family has committed murder.The JournalistMikael Blomkvist delves deep into the Vangers' past to uncover the truth behind the unsolved mystery. But someone else wants the past to remain a secret and will go to any lengths to keep it that way.The Girl with the Dragon TattooLisbeth Salander, the enigmatic, delinquent and dangerous security specialist, assists in the investigation. A genius computer hacker, she tolerates no restrictions placed upon her by individuals, society or the law.Blomkvist and Salander are vivid and complex creations who lodge in the hearts and minds of reader... Larsson's books sparkle with wit and playfulness. - Val McDermidSo much more than a thriller... a dazzling novel. - Harlan Coben
Publisher: MacLehose Press
Pages no: 538
Edition language: English
Series: Millennium #1 I’m not sure how to describe this book. It was mystery and a thriller and I didn’t particularly like any of the characters, but I still had fun with it. I know I complained about it at about the 80% mark but it did finish off with a more upbeat resolution so I think I can con...
This is a tricky one, since there are two different plots going on here, as well as all the background set up on the protags. Plot 1 with the financial scandals going on in Sweden was of little interest to me. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately) it bookended the book, so it was slow to start and th...
POKOCHAŁAM TĄ książkę od pierwszych stron. Już na samym początku bowiem pojawia się tajemnica, która czeka na rozwiązania. Opisana jest w taki sposób, że aż chce się wiedzieć, o co chodzi. Więc czyta się dalej, i dalej, i dalej. Każdą zaś stroną coraz trudniej jest się oderwać od powieści. Aż 63% ...
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson So, wow. This was so much better than I thought it was going to be. I know that people either loved or hated this but I was in the "love" category. This was so convoluted, interesting, and gripping. I have to admit the beginning was a bit dry fo...
DNF at 10%I might return to this one at a later time. It was just moving too slow for me to get into it right now. Maybe I'll give it a go when things slow down for me. But maybe not... life is short and there are so many more books to read, that don't require this much effort. We'll see.