Paula Hawkins (author)

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Paula Hawkins (born 26 August 1972) is a British author best known for her top-selling psychological thriller novel The Girl on the Train (2015), which deals with themes of domestic violence, alcohol, and drug abuse.[1][2] The novel was adapted into a film starring Emily Blunt in 2016.[3] Hawkins' second thriller novel, Into the Water, was released in 2017.[4]

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Paula Hawkins
Hawkins at Gothenburg Book Fair in 2015
Hawkins at Gothenburg Book Fair in 2015
Born (1972-08-26) 26 August 1972 (age 50)
Salisbury, Rhodesia
Pen name
  • Amy Silver
OccupationNovelist, journalist
Alma materKeble College, Oxford
Notable works