The Girl on the Train

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

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

 
The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

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

'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…

Available Formats

  • Paperback
    $22.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780552779777
    Published: 02/05/2016
    Imprint: Black Swan
  • Trade Paperback
    $32.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780857522320
    Published: 02/01/2015
    Imprint: Doubleday
    Extent: 320 pages
  • Hardback
    $35.00 RRP
    ISBN: 9780857522313
    Published: 15/01/2015
    Imprint: Doubleday
  • CD
    $42.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9781846574399
    Published: 15/04/2015
    Imprint: Audiobooks
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"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

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Paula Hawkins

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. The Girl on the Train is her first thriller. it has been published in over forty languages and has been a No.1 bestseller around the world. It has been optioned for film by Dreamworks.

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