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Adapted from the first of Stieg Larsson's "Millennium" crime novels, TGWTDT spends half its running time telling us the back stories of its two heroes, a campaigning journalist (Michael Nyqvist) who has a jail term looming, and the titular tattooed hacker (Noomi Rapace).

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A brilliant journalist (Michael Nyqvist) is down on his luck after an investigation goes wrong when he is framed for libel by a crooked billionaire industrialist.

Lost Stieg Larsson manuscripts found in Sweden

The good news for Stieg Larsson addicts: two unpublished manuscripts have been unearthed in his native Sweden. The bad news: they have nothing to do with the Millennium trilogy and, in any case, fans might never be able to read them.

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This overlong but absorbing murder mystery, adapted from the first of a best-selling trilogy by the late journalist-turned-crime writer Stieg Larsson, dabbles in some pretty dark material.

Invasion of the Swedes: A cultural incursion from the north

They revolutionised British design though Ikea; gave us fast fashion at H&M and, of course, we thanked them for the music of Abba. Now the Swedes are taking over in the world of British page and screen.

The Snowman, By Jo Nesb&#248;, trans, Don Bartlett

What sort of issues do you expect your crime fiction to cover? If you feel that personal responsibility, cracks in the welfare state and the problems of parenthood are fair game for the crime novel, then Jo Nesbø is your man. All of these (and many more) are crammed into his weighty latest book, The Snowman.

Get the look: from the minimalism of Wallander to Mad Men chic

Taking interiors inspiration from the small screen is easier than ever before, says Kate Watson-Smyth

Journey from the north: Will a global vision renew Nordic crime fiction's appeal?

Henning Mankell quits provincial Sweden for an international mystery that takes in China, Africa and Soho

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