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Paula Hawkins


UK flag (b.1972)

aka Amy Silver

PAULA HAWKINS worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction. She is the author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water. An international #1 bestseller, The Girl On the Train was published in 50 countries and over 40 languages. It has sold over 18 million copies worldwide and has been adapted into a major motion picture. Hawkins was born in Zimbabwe and now lives in London.

Genres: Mystery
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best First Novel nominee (2016) : The Girl On the Train


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