The Girl with the Sturgeon Tattoo: A Parody (Paperback)
Griffin, 9780312610500, 200pp.
Publication Date: August 30, 2011
"Arguably the funniest novel to emerge from Northern Europe since the Black Death"
A reindeer strangler has struck again; the world's leading authority on Baltic sturgeon has been filleted, and the head of Sweden's only unpublished thriller writer has been discovered some meters from his body.
Just a typical day in Stockholm's crime log? Or are the murders the works of a single killer? Chief Inspector Svenjamin Bubbles has a suspect: Lizzy Salamander, Scandinavia's most heavily tattooed girl-sociopath and hacker extraordinaire.
Mikael Blomberg believes Salamander has been framed. But if Salamander is innocent, who is the 4'10" girl ninja captured on a surveillance camera decapitating the failed novelist? And what has become of the unpublished manuscript that claimed to connect Sweden's most eco-friendly corporations to the twentieth century's greatest tyrant?
A shocking story of corruption and perversion that reaches to the highest echelons of the world's largest producer of inexpensive ready-to-assemble wooden bookcases, "The Girl with the Sturgeon Tattoo" delivers a hilarious and gripping parody of the best-selling novels by Stieg Larsson.
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Praise For The Girl with the Sturgeon Tattoo: A Parody…
"Larsson fans are sure to enjoy a chuckle."
--Publishers Weekly "'Sturgeon Tattoo' is the kind of book Stieg Larsson might have dictated from beyond the grave to Mel Brooks."
--The Los Angeles Times