Daily Archives: January 8, 2008

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Mikael Blomkvist is a financial journalist in Sweden who, as publisher and co-owner of the independent magazine Millennium, is able to publish hard-hitting investigations into the shady dealings of the country's richest companies. He … Continue reading

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The Mystery Writer by Jessica Mann

The Mystery Writer Jessica Mann has written an intriguing, interwoven story of a wartime evacuation and its aftermath, cleverly bridging the class divide between past and present, and exploiting wartime confusion to create a haunting yet dramatic whole. The plot … Continue reading

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The Overlook by Michael Connelly

The Overlook Michael Connelly has written another work of pared-down genius. The Overlook covers twelve hours in the life of LAPD detective Harry Bosch, from his taking of the case of a man being found dead on the cliffs overlooking … Continue reading

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