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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millenium Trilogy 1)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millenium Trilogy 1)

Author(s): Stieg Larsson

Location(s): Stockholm

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Early 2000s

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Content

Setin Södermalm, a trendy, bohemian district in Stockholm, where charming galleries and cafes mingle with historic wooden cottages.
Central to the plot are Kalle Blomquist, a journalist convicted of libel and Lisbeth Salander, an expert system hacker and investigator, who can see patterns and links in the investigation that are not evident to to others. Blomquist is employed to investigate the unsolved disappearance of Harriet Vanger in the 1960’s and together they start to explore the complex story – violence, and suspense, set against a Nordic backdrop.

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“I would suggest that anyone – Larsson fan or no – sees the city through the author’s eyes,” says Helen Rumbelow in The Times. “The novels are more reliable than many guidebooks.”

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021