The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the novel of Swedish journalist Stieg Larsson. This psychological thriller and crime novel was first published in year 2005. Soon after the publication, this novel became the best-selling novel of all times. Original title of this incredible novel in Swedish is “Män som hatar kvinnor” and its English title is “Men Who Hate Women”. It This book is included in Millennium series and comes at first number.
Writer elaborates an incident in this story which happened when he was just 15 years old. At that time, he saw four people, and this gang raped a little girl whose name was Lisbeth. Author was there when all this happened to her and he saw this incident. After passing some days, he decided to visit the Lisbeth and being sorry for everything which he saw and he feel embarrassed for all that he couldn’t help her. But she did not forgive him.
He took deep tension of all that for a long time because he always feels shame, he couldn’t save girl from rape and afterwards he makes a plan to write the story on this incident. He represents Lisbeth as a rape Survivor in this novel. But there always remain a question mark on the truth and accuracy of the story even after the death of the writer. Writer’s frind told to people, it is not the story of him but this story based on someone else’s life. This novel was issued in Swedish town. Larsson was not agreed to change the title so, he refused to Swedish publishers. But on other side English publisher issued this novel with change title.
Characters: Mikael Blomkvist , Lisbeth Salander , Henrik Vanger , Harriet Vanger , Martin Vanger , Gottfried Vanger, Isabella Vanger , Cecilia Vanger , Anita Vanger