The Girl With the Dragon TattooBook - 2008
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I made just one new year’s reading resolution this year: Read no books with the words “girl” or “wife” in the title.
A few days into 2016 and I failed with American Housewife by Helen Ellis (a pure delight to read and sure to be one of my favorite books of the year), followed shortly after by The Forgotten Girls by Sara Blaedel (Denmark’s “Queen of Crime”). (more)
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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.