The Girl With the Dragon TattooBook - 2008
Hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist investigate the disappearance of teenage Harriet Vanger decades earlier, uncovering the dark world of a Swedish family. The plot contains explicit sexual situations and graphic violence. Book #1
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In this mystery-thriller, Lisbeth is a misunderstood genius with a slew of authority issues, but one thing is for sure: you really do not want to mess with the girl with a dragon tattoo.
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sophaloafofbread thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over
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“Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.”
I’ve had many enemies over the years. If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s never engage in a fight you’re sure to lose. On the other hand, never let anyone who has insulted you get away with it. Bide your time and strike back when you’re in a position of strength—even if you no longer need to strike back.
Sexual Content: Instances of gratuitous rape, mentions of rape, and other sexual situations.
Coarse Language: Some harsh wording and cusses (the F-word, uses of words like "whore")
Other: Smoking; alcohol; bisexuality, which some religious individuals may frown upon
Sexual Content: Rape, Incest - Graphic
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Well-written suspense drama. Lisbeth Salander is a superwoman who hacks her way to the resolution of previously unsolved mysteries. But is she lucky in love ... ?
The disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden, gnaws at her octogenarian uncle, Henrik Vanger. He is determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder. He hires crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist, recently at the wrong
Fascinating story. Well written.
I found this book riveting, Entertaining and a great read.
Even though parts are not for the squeamish. And the end is a little anticlimactic. I would put this on My highly recommend list.