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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson Full review here:
http://guiltlessreading.blogspot.com/2011/12/girl-with-dragon-tattoo-by-stieg.html

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And so family skeletons are unearthed by this girl with a dragon tattoo.

The book in one sentence: A girl with a violent past helps solve a 40-year-old family mystery.

My thoughts: I've been coming across The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo online quite a bit. It resurfaced again at my office Christmas party, the trilogy was up for grabs as a prize. Now, there is the much awaited movie. I didn't win the books, but a friend ended up lending me her copy.

I had no idea what this book is about. My initial impression was that it was either a paranormal book (dragon tattoo anyone? I usually steer clear of paranormal), or chick lit (albeit edgy, because of that tattoo). I was way off target. Reading the book cover flap, I find out that this is a crime-mystery thriller! Being a huge Agatha Christie fan, you can imagine my excitement!

Read the rest here:
http://guiltlessreading.blogspot.com/2011/12/girl-with-dragon-tattoo-by-stieg.html