The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy, Book 1) by Stieg Larsson
By Stieg Larsson
A spellbinding amalgam of homicide secret, family members saga, love tale, and fiscal intrigue.
It's in regards to the disappearance 40 years in the past of Harriet Vanger, a tender scion of 1 of the wealthiest households in Sweden . . . and approximately her octogenarian uncle, decided to understand the reality approximately what he believes used to be her murder.
It's approximately Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist lately on the flawed finish of a libel case, employed to unravel Harriet's disappearance . . . and approximately Lisbeth Salander, a twenty-four-year-old pierced and tattooed genius hacker possessed of the richly deserved knowledge of somebody two times her age--and a terrifying means for ruthlessness to compliment it--who assists Blomkvist with the research. This not going workforce discovers a vein of approximately unfathomable iniquity working in the course of the Vanger family members, magnificent corruption within the optimum echelons of Swedish industrialism--and an unforeseen connection among themselves.
It's a contagiously fascinating, stunningly clever novel approximately society at its such a lot hidden, and concerning the intimate lives of a brilliantly learned solid of characters, them all compelled to stand the darker facets in their international and in their personal lives.
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All of it was from 49 IKEA apart from the two comfortable and extravagant armchairs and a small end table—a concession to my upbringing, she liked to say. She would sit reading in one of the armchairs with her feet tucked underneath her when she wanted to get away from the desk. Blomkvist looked down on Götgatan, where people were hurrying by in the dark. Christmas shopping was in full swing. “I suppose it’ll pass,” he said. ” “Yes, I can imagine. It’s the same for all of us. ” Mikael shook his head.
I can’t answer that. ” She shrugged. “It’s not my place to decide. I work for Herr Armansky, and he decides what jobs he wants to assign to me. ” “Let me put it this way . . ” Armansky nodded. “I don’t know anything about this particular matter, but I do know beyond any doubt that in other situations Wen- t h e g i r l w i t h t h e d r a g o n tat t o o nerström has acted dishonestly. ” The conversation had taken an unexpected turn, and Armansky was instantly on the alert. What Frode was asking was for Milton Security to poke around in a case that had already been concluded.
One source declares that up to then he wanted to be a crime reporter—and he interned as one at an evening paper. But he has become known for his work as a political and ﬁnancial reporter. He has primarily been a freelancer, with one full-time position at an evening paper in the late eighties. He left in 1990 when he helped start the monthly magazine Millennium. The magazine began as a real outsider, without any big publishing company to hold its hand. Its circulation has grown and today is 21,000 copies monthly.