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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo :  The Millennium Trilogy 1 (USA EDITION) - Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Millennium Trilogy 1 (USA EDITION)

By: Stieg Larsson, Reg Keeland (Translator)

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This is the USA edition it was published in June 2009, it is much cheaper than the Australian edition. The Australian book, in terms of the jacket and paper, will be of a higher quality but the Australian publisher has set the RRP at $24.95. If you prefer the better quality finish and more expensive Australian edition the ISBN is 9781847245458 otherwise this American edition is exactly the same content.

Book Description

An International Bestselling Sensation

A murder mystery, family saga, love story, and a tale of financial intrigue wrapped into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.

Harriet Vanger, 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 pieced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and astonishing corruption.

About the Author

Stieg Larsson was the editor-in-chief of the magazine Expo. He was a leading expert on anti-democratic, right-wing extremist organisations. He died in 2004, soon after delivering the text of the novels that make up the Millennium Trilogy. Reg Keeland is the translator of many fine writers from Swedish.

"Wildly suspenseful . . . an intelligent, ingeniously plotted, utterly engrossing thriller."--"The Washington Post" "I doubt you will read a better book this year."--Val McDermid "Mesmerizing. . . . Imagine the movies of Ingmar Bergman crossed with Thomas Harris's novel "The Silence of the Lambs.""--"USA Today" "A blazing literary sensation [this] dark-hearted thriller ." . . "is now poised to burn up bestseller lists in America."--"Vanity Fair" "Unique and fascinating. . . . It's like a blast of cold, fresh air to read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."--"Chicago Tribune" "A super-smart amalgam of the corporate corruption tale, legal thriller and dysfunctional-family psychological suspense story."--"Fresh Air "(NPR) "As vivid as bloodstains on snow--and a perfect one-volume introduction to the unique strengths of Scandinavian crime fiction." --Lee Child "Combine the chilly Swedish backdrop and moody psychodrama of a Bergman movie with the grisly pyrotechnics of a serial-killer thriller, then add an angry punk heroine and a down-on-his-luck investigative journalist, and you have the ingredients of Stieg Larsson's first novel."--Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" "A whip-smart heroine and a hunky guy who needs "her "help? This sexy, addictive thriller is everything you never knew you could get from a crime novel."--"Glamour" "So much more than a thriller, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a dazzling novel of big ideas. It tackles issues of power, corruption, justice, and innocence-all the while drawing you into the twists and turns of a frighteningly suspenseful mystery."--Harlan Coben "An exceptional effort for a first-time crime novelist. In fact, a fine effort for any crime novelist . . . This book is meticulously plotted, beautifully paced, and features a cast of two indelible sleuths and many juicy suspects."--"Boston Globe" "The book lands in

ISBN: 9780307473479
ISBN-10: 0307473473
Series: Vintage crime / Black lizard
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: June 2009
Dimensions (cm): 17.0 x 11.3  x 3.7
Weight (kg): 0.33