Stieg Larsson
1954-2004
  

Karl Stig-Erland Larsson was born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden. He was a journalist and writer. He founded the Swedish Expo Foundation, established to counteract the growth of extreme right and white power-culture in schools and among young people. He also became the editor of Expo, the foundationís magazine. Larsson died of a heart attack. He is the creator of the 'Millennium Mystery' series featuring Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, a computer hacker and a journalist. See also David Lagercrantz.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Anthony Award, Barry Award, Glass Key Award, Macavity Award)  2008 (Sweden 2005)
 2) The Girl Who Played with Fire (Best Swedish Crime Novel Award)  2009 (Sweden 2006)
 3) The Girl Who Kicked the Hornetsí Nest (Glass Key Award)  2009 (Sweden 2007)

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