Journalist and co-founder of the Millennium magazine. He has recently been convicted of libeling wealthy financier Hans-Erik Wennerstrom in one of his articles. While waiting for his two-month prison sentence, he takes a job writing a book based on the Vanger family while secretly investigating the murder of Harriet Vanger which happened forty years ago. Mikael Blomkvist has been involved in a sexual relationship with his partner at Millennium, Erika Berger, for more than 20 years. While working for Henrik, Mikael discovered the identity of two serial killers, members of the Vanger family. Mikael served his two-month prison sentence, but after all this, he is still mad at Wennerstrom. Mikael is glad when Lisbeth exposed his criminal side and destroyed his business.
Mikael Blomkvist in the Essays