/Book Discussion Summary/ The Girl on the Train

Book title: The Girl on the Train
Genre: Fiction, Mystey, Trailer
Author: Paula Hawkins
Date of discussion: 28 June 2015
Venue: Zest Cafe & Restaurant, Bangsar South
Average rating: 6.7/10

11542044_10153119552198922_4235805434387765587_nThis book discussion summary was originally written by Vivian Ong for members of The KL Book Appreciation Club, published in the group on June 29, 2015.


Described as a debut psychological thriller that will change the way you look at other people’s lives, The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins begins in a mundane kind of way.

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. 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 having breakfast on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them.

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 offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved.

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