This is really good - not being an ardent fan of crime fiction, I approached it with some trepidation but was pleasantly surprised to find it totally engrossing.
The central character Lisbeth Salander is no conventional heroine - she's socially inept and uncaring, very intelligent, moral, amoral, violent, complex and fascinating. The initial chapters concentrate solely on how she sets up her life which illustrates these facets of her character. The pace picks up when Lisbeth is accused of three murders, and the hunt is on to find her, by friends, foes and police. ..read more