the girl with the dragon tattoo

Subverting the Nordic Miracle

The Nordic Miracle. A phenomenon of the social, political, medical, educational, technological kind. The belief that the Scandinavian trio (Sweden, Norway, Denmark) can do little wrong, that their books are the ones the rest of the world should be dog-marking.

But is Sweden true to its utopian allure that it casts on foreigners, promisingĀ a happy society, sleek design, and gender equality?