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Fresh Pick | THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO by Stieg Larsson
Fresh Pick / October 13, 2009

September 2008On Sale: September 16, 2008480 pages ISBN: 0307269752EAN: 9780307269751Hardcover$24.95 Thriller Crime, Suspense Psychological Buy at 2009 Anthony Award Nominee for Best Novel The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson A sensation across Europe—millions of copies sold A spellbinding amalgam of murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue. It’s about the disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden . . . and about her octogenarian uncle, determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder. It’s 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 about Lisbeth Salander, a twenty-four-year-old pierced and tattooed genius hacker possessed of the hard-earned wisdom of someone twice her age—and a terrifying capacity for ruthlessness to go with it—who assists Blomkvist with the investigation. This unlikely team discovers a vein of nearly unfathomable iniquity running through the Vanger family, astonishing corruption in the highest echelons of Swedish industrialism—and an unexpected connection between themselves. It’s a contagiously exciting, stunningly intelligent novel about society at its most hidden, and…