The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins

395 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction literary romance thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. S...

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Community Reviews Summary of 81,823 reviews

Moods

mysterious 87%
dark 80%
tense 71%
emotional 29%
sad 20%
adventurous 13%
challenging 10%
reflective 6%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 26%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 22% | Plot: 22%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 62% | It's complicated: 29% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.68

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