The Girl on a Train is a fast thrill ride

Suzanne Lilly the TeacherWriter

Girl on a Train coverWhat a ride! I couldn’t get off this train until I finished the entire story in one sitting. Paula Hawkins is a master at telling a story and diverting attention from the real crime and criminal.

My book club decided to read this book, and the hype about it is true. Paula Hawkins conjures the spirit of Hitchcock in this tale.

This psychological thriller is told from the viewpoints of three women, none of whom are reliable. The reader is left to piece together clues. Clues which are as unreliable as the narrators.

Rachel is an alcoholic, unemployed, divorced, young woman who rides a train to and from London each day, in an attempt to fool her flatmate into thinking she still has a job.

Anna is the woman who married Rachel’s ex-husband Tom and had his child. Anna and Tom live in a house Rachel passes by each day as…

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The Girl on a Train is a fast thrill ride

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