Downloaded the Stieg Larsson trilogy and just finished e-reading this first one. Although it was pretty good, there were some unforeseen twists and turns, and the characters were interesting, I didn't think it quite lived up to the glowing advanced billing. I'm definitely keen on seeing what they did with this heavily promoted movie and would appreciate reading feedback from anyone who's gonna see it.
The author, a journalist, just like one of his protagonists, died at 50, climbing up 7 flights of stairs to his office in Stockholm because the elevator was down. His works were written leisurely as a self-indulgence and published posthumously. If anyone's interested: