Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Stieg Larsson)

So, I really would have given up on this book WELL before it got interesting if not for PB. He was the book's champion.

I don't know if something is lost in translation, or what, but I really did not enjoy the first... oh... 500 pages of this book. One issue I know I had is that he kept mentioning things that I feel like Swedes would understand and might add to the story.

That said, the ending was phenomenal. And, I think the meta evaluation of the book (due to the fact that it was written by a financial muckraker journalist who died of a massive heart attack at age 50. The novel were all printed post-humously.

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