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  • Published: 2 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780552779777
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $19.99

The Girl on the Train




THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR

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YOU DON'T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU.

THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR, NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING EMILY BLUNT

'Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect' STEPHEN KING

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees it – is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy.

And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough.

Now everything’s changed. Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she’s only watched from afar.

Now they’ll see; she’s much more than just the girl on the train…

  • Pub date: 2 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780552779777
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Paula Hawkins

PAULA HAWKINS worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction. Born and brought up in Zimbabwe, Paula moved to London in 1989 and has lived there ever since. Her first thriller, The Girl on the Train, has been a global phenomenon, selling almost 20 million copies worldwide. Published in over forty languages, it has been a No.1 bestseller around the world and was a No.1 box office hit film starring Emily Blunt.
Into the Water, her second stand-alone thriller, has also been a global No.1 bestseller.

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Praise for The Girl on the Train

“Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect.”

STEPHEN KING

“The thriller scene will have to up its game if it's to match Hawkins this year”

Observer

“A complex and increasingly chilling tale courtesy of a number of first-person narratives that will wrong-foot even the most experienced of crime fiction readers”

Irish Times

“achieves a sinister poetry . . . Hawkins keeps the nastiest twist for last”

Financial Times

“Hawkins' masterful deployment of unwittingly unreliable narration to evoke the aftershocks of abuse and trauma is a powerful way of exploring women's marginalization”

Huffington Post

“Springs new surprises on us . . .Pulses will be quickened”

The Good Book Guide

“The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl”

New York Times

“Halfway through and I can't stop reading it. My kinda thriller!”

Tweet from Armistead Maupin

“it's BLIDDY FABLISS, isn't it! A long long time since a book gripped me like this”

Tweet from Marian Keyes

“The Girl on the Train is one of those delicious thrillers that can be devoured in four sittings, that's two return journeys on a typical train trip! There's a whiff of Agatha Christie and a dollop of Gone Girl with plenty of blind alleys that we happily wander up and get lost in. Pick it up, solve the crime and pass it on . . .”

Ryan Tubridy

“Agatha Christie meets Rear Window...a taut psychological thriller that's chockful of chilling twists.”

Mail on Sunday, Events Magazine

“Clever, exciting and full of twists, this is undoubtedly the cream of this year's crop”

Daily Mail

“Clever, exciting and full of twists, this is undoubtedly the cream of this year's crop”

Daily Mail

“Unputdownable . . . the new literary sensation . . . nothing short of sensational”

Daily Mail

“...this unusual clammy-palmed thriller.”

THE TIMES

“Hawkins juggles perspectives and timescales with great skill, and considerable suspense builds up along with empathy for an unusual central character.”

GUARDIAN


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