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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is a novel by Stieg Larsson that was first published in 2005.


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See a complete list of the characters in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and in-depth analyses of Mikael Blomkvist, Lisbeth Salander, and Martin Vanger.

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