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This book is gripping from start to finish - a great well written

Advantages: gripping from start tp finish
Disadvantages: very long book

...I read and listened to this book on my kindle in just over 24 hours flat - from start to finish i was gripped. Its a very in depth storyline overall and flits between two interlinked stories running alongside each other. Set in Sweden I found the names of ...

wallygrom2005 17.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Advantages: Brilliant and keeps the reader guessing until the very last page.
Disadvantages: Absolutely none.

...have never in my life been so enthralled when reading a book as I was when reading The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The first in a trilogy of three, I have since read the other two books, which were just as thrilling. They really did hold my attention a ...

Majorman 03.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson

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Human trafficking

Advantages: Great thriller and characters, well narrated
Disadvantages: Not quite as good as the first story

...Having made her fortune because of someone else's dirty dealings in the last novel, Lisbeth Salander has escaped to the Caribbean, wanting a break and some weeks of sunshine. Eventually sated, she returns home, buys a new apartment and finds herself bored ...

sunmeilan 10.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Girl Who Played with Fire - Stieg Larsson

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Stone circles and scars

Advantages: Good production values, good acting and some interesting ideas
Disadvantages: Very difficult to engage with either the characters or the overall story

The Private Patient Plot: In the 17th century an ancient stone circle provides the venue for the burning of a witch. 350 years later and the neighbouring area will bear witness to another violent killing. Controversial journalist Rhoda Gradwyn decides ...

BlackSwan 05.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Private Patient - P.D. James

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Hercule Poirot or Sherlock Holmes?

Advantages: It's Agatha Christie, narrated well by Hugh Fraser
Disadvantages: Not her best work, copies Conan Doyle's work

When Captain Hastings returns from South America for a visit, he is looking forward to meeting up with his old friend Hercule Poirot and hopes he may also be able to help Poirot with a case or two. Before very long, Poirot and Hastings do indeed become in ...

sunmeilan 01.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Big Four: Complete & Unabridged (Audio CD) - Agatha Christie

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