The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book 1 (Hardcover)
A "New York Times" Best Seller
DC Comics/Vertigo will publish the official graphic novel adaptation of Stieg Larsson's "Millennium Trilogy," starting in Fall 2012 with THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, the international publishing phenomenon. Each book in the "Millennium Trilogy" will be adapted in two hardcover graphic novel volumes.
Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden's wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and astonishing corruption.
About the Author
DENISE MINA is the author of "The Red Road, Gods and Beasts, The End of the Wasp Season, Still Midnight, Slip of the Knife, The Dead Hour, The Field of Blood, Deception" and the Garnethill Trilogy, the first installment of which won her the John Creasey Memorial Award for best first crime novel. She writes for the graphic novel series "Hellblazer" and was selected by the Stieg Larsson estate to adapt the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Millennium Trilogy for a six-part DC Comics graphic novel series. She won the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in both 2012 and 2013 for "The End of the Wasp Season" and "Gods and Beasts", respectively; in 2014, "The Red Road" was shortlisted for the same award. Mina lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
Web: http: //www.denisemina.com/
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Leonardo Manco (Doom) has received rave reviews for his powerful pencils and painted covers.
Praise for THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO:
"A whip-smart heroine and a hunky guy who needs her help? This sexy, addictive thriller is everything you never knew you could get from a crime novel."—GLAMOUR
"Unique and fascinating.... It's like a blast of cold, fresh air to read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."—CHICAGO TRIBUNE
"Combine the chilly Swedish backdrop and moody psychodrama of a Bergman movie with the grisly pyrotechnics of a serial-killer thriller, then add an angry punk heroine and a down-on-his-luck investigative journalist, and you have the ingredients of Stieg Larsson's first novel."—THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Wildly suspenseful...an intelligent, ingeniously plotted, utterly engrossing thriller."—THE WASHINGTON POST
“I am beginning to believe that Denise Mina is the finest contemporary exponent of British crime fiction.”—Marcel Berlins, THE TIMES (LONDON)