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Written on: 07/08/2012 by SallyW123 (2 reviews written)
This book has me from the very beginning! Absolutely enthralling and exciting suspense thriller. I highly recommend this book to anyone who simply enjoys reading as it is not only for thriller fans! Excellent characters and a superb storyline!… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/06/2010 by timmytank (80 reviews written)
Loved it. Was slightly put off seeing every Tom, Dick and Harry reading it on the train but now I can see why they were so engrossed!
Won't do a spoiler but would really recommend to anyone who likes thriller/crime type books.
I'm half way through the second one in the series now… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/06/2010 by kingofreviews (89 reviews written)
Lots of pompous reviewers trying to write like they are reviewing for The Times which is quite annoying - oh, and paraphrasing the main elements of the plot is not a useful mechanism for those wishing to help would-be readers. Suffice it to say that this didn't become the most spied book on the daily commute without a good reason. It's well written, with believable characters and an immersive plot. I thoroughly enjoyed it… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/12/2009 by reviewkitten (295 reviews written)
I bought The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo after seeing all the advertising in bookstores and was intrigued by the idea of a crime novel set in Sweden. Late author Stieg Larsson has crafted a well rounded female lead in Lisbeth Salander and pared with Mikael Blomkist investigating the story of a young girl who is presumed murdered you have the foundations of a solid story.
The careful unfolding of a crime that happened 30 years before is never sloppy and the characters are believable with well… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/08/2009 by Janet Lewison (43 reviews written)
Sometimes a day in bed with the aftermath of migraine can yield untold pleasure! This book had been recommended in the most positive terms and had sat by the side of my computer for several months whilst I was ( unbeknown to myself) awaiting a bad headache and the ironic oppportunity for a stretch of concentrated reading time. Although it is also a hard back version which perhaps put me off. How weighty it is with 533 pages! Yesterday I began and just kept going all afternoon and evening.
I… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/07/2009 by dhayes22 (54 reviews written)
There have been some seriously mixed reviews about this book, The Girl Who With The Dragon Tattoo, which seem to centre on what people are expecting from it when they by it. It's been tagged as a thinking person's crime novel and so I think a lot of people have bought it expecting it to be a serious piece of literature. While it is definitely one of the best crime books I have read, at the end of the day it's still a crime book and anyone who doesn't usually like the genre should probably steer… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/07/2008 by Harriet Klausner (18660 reviews written)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Knopf, Sep 2008, $24.95
In Sweden financier industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerstrom successfully sues Millennium magazine financial journalist Carl Mikael Blomkvist for libel and defamation of character. Mikael cannot believe he lost as he thought his proof was solid that Wennerstrom had used state funds intended for investments in Poland in an arms deal. The reporter refuses to appeal; he will serve his ninety days in gaol and… Read Full Review
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