I’ve seen such compelling reviews of this book and I’ve even heard good things about the movie too. I’ve had The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on my bookshelf for maybe two years now, and I should really get to it. At over 600 pages, though, I have to really be in the mood to commit. Soon, soon, soon…
Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson’s thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.
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.
Have you ever read this book? What are you reading this week?