Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Why We Love Psychological Thrillers Like The Girl On The Train


Blame Wilkie Collins, but also, “a cynical interpretation would be that it is a thriller that an intelligent person is happy to be seen reading. Hawkins’s novel gained a place on Barack Obama’s summer reading list, thereby endorsed as the thinking person’s page-turner. A couple of years ago it was Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, also made into a glossy and violent film, that successfully filled this niche.”

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