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A toxic need for closure -- James reviews The Girl on the Train

Posted on 2016-06-11 at 19:33 by Sam

The Girl on the Train By Paula Hawkins Read by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher [ Downpour | Audible ]

-- Review by James Alexander --

The hype surrounding The Girl on the Train, especially given the upcoming film adaptation, may want you to believe it is the next Gone Girl. It’s not. It’s nowhere near as sensational or propulsive as that. This is a drama set at a much lower key, which makes up for its melodrama by taking things in a darker, more personal direction.

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