The Girl on the Train
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt.
The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives, from the author of Into the Water.
“Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train.”—Vanity Fair
“The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl. . . . [It] is liable to draw a large, bedazzled readership.”—The New York Times
“Marries movie noir with novelistic trickery. . . hang on tight. You'll be surprised by what horrors lurk around the bend.”—USA Today
“Like its train, the story blasts through the stagnation of these lives in suburban London and the reader cannot help but turn pages.”—The Boston Globe
“Gone Girl fans will devour this psychological thriller.”—People
EVERY DAY THE SAME
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. She's even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life--as she sees it--is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.
And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel goes to the police. But is she really as unreliable as they say? Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?
From Publishers Weekly
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Slow and predictable
I never write reviews, but this time I felt I needed to in order to warn those who read the other amazing reviews on this book and think it will be a fast-paced thriller with a twist ending like I did. The story trudges along at a snail's pace, and you figure out the ending about halfway through it. Not a book I recommend. A lot of people are comparing it to Gone a girl, but I feel that Gone Girl is better.
Don't buy the book. It's too predictable with some of the most irritating characters ever developed.
A bit far fetched
This book will definitely have you turning pages because you want to find out "who did it". However, there really isn't enough character development to justify how this book ends. It seemed very far fetched to me. It also became very tedious at points and I had to skim through redundant story lines. I also thought the point of view changing with each chapter has been overdone. It's an ok read, but definitely wouldn't spend $28 on this one.