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Larsson, Stieg. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO - MacLehose Press 2008

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson. 2008 - MacLehose Press. For sale is a first edition, first printing. very good used hardback book in a very good dust jacket.

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For sale is a very good hardback copy of the novel, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, published in 2008 by MacLehose Press.

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Title The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Author Stieg Larsson
Publisher MacLehose Press
Edition First UK edition, first printing
Copyright Year 2005
ISBN 978187242532
Cover Price 14.99
No. Pages 533
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 1

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has red boards and silver lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and not excessively toned, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight with some light creasing to the spine.

The very good dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £14.99. It has minor wear to the upper edge.

Overall a very good copy of the first novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.

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Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson was the editor-in-chief of the anti-racist magazine Expo. He was a leading expert on right-wing extremist organisations. He died in 2004, soon after delivering the text of the novels that make up the Millennium Trilogy.

Synopsis of this title

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared off the secluded island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger family. There was no corpse, no witnesses, no evidence. But her uncle, Henrik, is convinced that she was murdered by someone in her own family - the deeply dysfunctional Vanger clan. Disgraced journalist Mikael Blomqvist is hired to investigate, but when he links Harriet's disappearance to a string of gruesome murders from forty years ago, he needs a competent assistant - and he gets one: computer hacker Lisbeth Salander - a tattoed, truculent, angry girl who rides a motorbike like a Hell's Angel and handles makeshift weapons with the skill born of remorseless rage. This unlikely pair form a fragile bond as they delve into the sinister past of this island-bound, tightly-knit family. But the Vangers are a secretive lot, and Mikael and Lisbeth are about to find out just how far they're prepared to go to protect themselves - and each other.

Reviews of this title


Sunday Times
...a publishing sensation...Crime fiction has seldom needed to salute and mourn such a stellar talent as Larsson's in the same breath

Minette Walters
What a cracking novel! I haven't read such a stunning thriller debut for years...Brilliantly written and totally gripping

Lee Child
As vivid as bloodstains on snow - and a perfect one-volume introduction to the unique strengths of Scandinavian crime fiction

Mail on Sunday
A rip-roaring serial-killer adventure.

Michael Ondaatje
An utterly fresh political and journalistic thriller that is also intimate and moral ... a feast of a book.

The books are selling in their millions across Europe and it's not hard to see why.

The Times
The ballyhoo is fully justified ... the novel scores on every front.

Philip Pullman, Guardian.
Intelligent, complex, with a gripping plot and deeply intriguing characters. The author's early death is a great loss.

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