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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy, book 1)

By Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy, book 1)

You can view this book's Amazon detail page here.

Tags: crime drama, scandinavian noir, stieg larsson, suspense, thriller

Started reading:
2010-07-22 04:39:44
Finished reading:
2010-07-25 04:40:17

Review

Rating: 5

Though the protagonists aren’t particularly likeable and the tone reminded me very much of Thomas Harris’ Hannibal, it’s still a good read with a fast-moving plot. In particular, the hacking is well done and the descriptions of the setting are well written, though the latter will grate on those who think Stephen King is too wordy with his use of extra details. I was a little disappointed about the background on the Vanger family that, as with Stephen King, existed primarily for atmosphere while adding little to the plot. I was disappointed about how little the history factored into the mystery for the most part.

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