Stieg Larsson (born as Karl Stig-Erland Larsson) was a Swedish journalist and writer who passed away in 2004.
As a journalist and editor of the magazine Expo , Larsson was active in documenting and exposing Swedish extreme right and racist organisations. When he died at the age of 50, Larsson left three unpublished thrillers and unfinished manuscripts for more. The first three books ( The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo , The Girl Who Played With Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest ) have since been printed as the Millenium series. These books are all bestsellers in Sweden and in several other countries, including the United States and Canada.
Witnessed a rape when he was 15, and was helpless to stop it. This event haunted him for the rest of his life. The girl being raped was named Lisbeth, which he later used as the name of the heroine on his Millenium trilogy. Sexual violence against women is also a recurring theme in his work.
To exact revenge for yourself or your friends is not only a right, it's an absolute duty.
Stieg Larsson is the author of books: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1), The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2), The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3), The Millennium Trilogy (Millennium Trilogy, #1-3), La ragazza che giocava con il fuoco 1 (Millennium, #2-1), 밀레니엄 1 상: 여자를 증오한 남자들 (Millennium 1: Phase Millennium: The men hate women), 밀레니엄. 3: 바람치는 궁전의 여왕, The Expo Files, 밀레니엄. 3: 바람치는 궁전의 여왕(상) (Millennium 3: Queen of the Wind Hitting the Palace), On Stieg Larsson