The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Millennium #1

Stieg Larsson with Reg Keeland (Translator)

465 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction contemporary crime mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel convi...

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Community Reviews Summary of 85,005 reviews

Moods

dark 90%
mysterious 87%
tense 67%
adventurous 36%
challenging 25%
emotional 20%
sad 14%
reflective 7%
informative 5%
funny 2%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 26%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 38% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.06

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