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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo | Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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      This mystery/police procedural novel by Swedish writer Leif GW Persson is another example of how many things from Sweden--from Volvos to Ingmar Bergman to meatballs--can be very good. It lacks the striking characterizations of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but it’s a...
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I was much amused by Red Room's note saying that one should "keep it clean". I see it as unintended humour, or perhaps a health advisory! This post was written in January. I am adding it to the week's topic only to watch it swim among the pool of perspectives on the subject, although it is a broad...
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  For those of you interested in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, here are links to my interview with Dr. Chris Blazina for his radio show The Secret Life of Men.We discuss the psychology of the character of Lisbeth Salander and raise some of the issues addressed in the book The...
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This blog post is an excerpt from a chapter in the anthology titled The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, published by BenBella Books. Lisbeth Salander is a captivating protagonist. Her appearance and demeanor lead us-and the characters in her world-to make assumptions about her...
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  Unless you're someone who avidly avoids advertisements, you've probably seen some ads for the upcoming American film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." The film's protagonist, Lisbeth Salander (played by Rooney Mara), is a strong female character and...
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Long ago, I'd read The Laughing Policeman, a great novel by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö, Swedish journalists who married and started writing great crime fiction together. Later the book became a movie starring Walter Mathau. Thus, when Stieg Larsson, another Swedish journalist, came along with The...