The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book 1 (Hardcover)
Vertigo, 9781401235574, 152pp.
Publication Date: November 13, 2012
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.
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Praise for THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO:
"A whip-smart heroine and a hunky guy who needs her help? This sexy, addictive thriller is everything you never knew you could get from a crime novel."—GLAMOUR
"Unique and fascinating.... It's like a blast of cold, fresh air to read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."—CHICAGO TRIBUNE
"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
"Wildly suspenseful...an intelligent, ingeniously plotted, utterly engrossing thriller."—THE WASHINGTON POST
“I am beginning to believe that Denise Mina is the finest contemporary exponent of British crime fiction.”—Marcel Berlins, THE TIMES (LONDON)