The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

October 27th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

The book written by a Swedish writer and a journalist named Stieg Larsson and translated in English by Reg Keeland. The original version of the book is named ” Män som hatar kvinnor “which means “Men who Hate Women” The book translated in 2005 and published in January,2008 and their publisher is Knopf Publishing Group. Millions of copies are sold across Europe.

A book on murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is about Harriet Vanger, one of the wealthiest families in Sweden. It is about the disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger. Her ageing uncle who was in his 80’s determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder.

About Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently at the wrong end of a libel case, hired to get to the bottom of Harriet’s disappearance and Lisbeth Salander, a twenty-four-year-old pierced and tattooed genius hacker possessed of the hard-earned wisdom of someone double of her age and goes through a brutal time and assisted by Blomkvist for the investigation.

They discover a vein of nearly difficult depth and wicked acts running through the Vanger family, astonishing corruption in the highest echelons of Swedish industrialism and an unexpected connection between themselves.

The novel is about the society at its most hidden, and all of them forced to face the darker aspects of their world and of their own lives.

The Girl with  Golden Tattoo

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