The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: A Lisbeth Salander Novel


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ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S 100 BEST MYSTERY AND THRILLER BOOKS OF ALL TIME - #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER - The thrilling first book in the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series featuring Lisbeth Salander: "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" (The New York Times). - Also known as the Millennium series

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.

Look for the latest book in the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series, The Girl in the Eagle's Talons!

Author: Stieg Larsson
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Published: 06/23/2009
Series: Millennium
Pages: 608
Weight: 0.94lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.17w x 1.13d
ISBN: 9780307454546

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 6.5
Point Value: 27
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 126808 / Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


Review Citation(s):
Vanity Fair 12/01/2009 pg. 140
Newsweek 05/24/2010 pg. 60
People Weekly 05/31/2010 pg. 55
Entertainment Weekly 06/04/2010 pg. 93
Entertainment Weekly 06/25/2010 pg. 36
Entertainment Weekly 07/09/2010 pg. 26
New York Review of Books 06/09/2011 pg. 8

About the Author
STEIG LARSSON, who lived in Sweden, was the editor in chief of the magazine Expo and a leading expert on antidemocratic, right-wing extremist and Nazi organizations. He died in 2004, shortly after delivering the manuscripts for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest.

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