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  • Crime fiction,  Nordic Noir

    The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millenium #2) by Stieg Larsson

    The Girl Who Played with Fire is the second installment in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy. I read the first one –┬áThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – last summer and my lovely parents bought me the second book for Christmas. I haven’t read it until now being aware of how much I was going to love it and how addictive Larsson’s prose is. From Goodreads: Mikael Blomkvist, crusading journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society, business, and government. But he has no…

  • Crime fiction,  Nordic Noir

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

    I had read about The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, seen people reading it, literally, everywhere and even contemplated watching the movie (let’s be sincere, the American one). But I never did any of the mentioned above. Then, two weekends ago I felt I needed something “bloody” to get me through my last final, so I went to the crime fiction of my bookshop and found it. I decided to give it a try although I was not very sure I would like it (had heard of some very violent scenes). Again, the book proved me wrong. The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo is a great crime…