The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

A disgraced journalist is hired by a wealthy industrialist to solve a forty-year-old mystery involving the disappearance of his niece. He is assisted in his investigation by a brilliant but deeply troubled hacker. As they delve deeper into the mystery, they uncover a twisted web of family secrets, corruption, and murder. The story is a dark and gripping exploration of Swedish society, as well as a thrilling mystery.

The 1058th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 698

Since this book was first published in 2005, there is a penalty of 49.6%. The age adjusted score is 351.79.

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