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Paula Hawkins (2) (1972–)

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Paula Hawkins was born in Zimbabwe on August 26, 1972. She studied philosophy, politics, and economics at the University of Oxford. She worked as a journalist for fifteen years and wrote a financial advice book for women entitled The Money Goddess. Her first novel, The Girl on the Train, was visa mer published in 2015 and was released as a feature film in 2016. She made the Hollywood Reporter's ' 25 Most Powerful Authors' 2016 list, entering at number 19. Her title, Into the Water, made the IBook Bestsellers List in 2017. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

Verk av Paula Hawkins

Kvinnan på tåget (2015) 17,912 exemplar
Into the Water (2017) 4,685 exemplar
A Slow Fire Burning (2021) 1,453 exemplar
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All I Want for Christmas (2010) 46 exemplar
One Minute to Midnight (2011) 44 exemplar
The Reunion (2013) 26 exemplar

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Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Hawkins, Paula
Andra namn
Silver, Amy
Födelsedag
1972-08-26
Kön
female
Nationalitet
UK
Födelseort
Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe)
Bostadsorter
London, England, UK
Utbildning
Keble College, University of Oxford
Yrken
journalist
novelist
Organisationer
The Times
Kort biografi
Paula Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction. She lives in London. The Girl on the Train is her first thriller. Also authored nonfiction: Selling Houses, The Money Goddess, and The Life Doctor. Wrote romantic comedy fiction under the name Amy Silver.

Paula Hawkins (born 26 August 1972) is a Zimbabwe-born British author, best known for her best-selling psychological thriller novel The Girl on the Train (2015). Hawkins' second thriller novel, Into the Water, was released in 2017.

Hawkins was born and raised in Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe). Her father was an economics professor and financial journalist. Before moving to London in 1989 at the age of 17, Hawkins attended Arundel School, Harare, Zimbabwe then studied for her A-Levels at Collingham College, an independent college in Kensington, West London. Hawkins read philosophy, politics and economics at Keble College, University of Oxford.

She worked as a journalist for 15 years, including The Times' business sections and a number of publications on a freelance basis, and wrote a financial advice book for women, The Money Goddess. Hawkins wrote 4 romantic comedy novels under the name Amy Silver, including Confessions of a Reluctant Recessionista.

Hawkins then challenged herself to write a darker, more serious story. Thi s became her breakthrough novel The Girl on the Train (2015), a complex thriller, with themes of domestic violence, alcohol, and drug abuse. This took her 6 months writing full time to complete, nd she had to borrow money from her father. The novel was adapted into a film starring Emily Blunt in 2016. In November 2016, she was listed as one of BBC's 100 Women. She lives in South London.

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Rörig och långt från kvinnan på tåget som var bra och lite originell.
 
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Mats_Sigfridsson | 215 andra recensioner | Apr 26, 2022 |
En riktig sk. bladvändare. Bra psykologisk känsla och ett bra personporträtt gör den till ett härligt tidsfördriv.
 
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Mats_Sigfridsson | 1,120 andra recensioner | Feb 1, 2017 |
En spännande skriven berättelse om Rachel som åker med tåget in till London varje dag fast hon förlorat jobbet på grund av sina alkoholproblem. Tåget saktar ner varje gång det passerar huset där hon bodde med sin före detta man. Han lever nu lycklig med en ny kvinna och en liten dotter. I ett av grannhusen ser hon ett ungt par och hon fantiserar om deras lyckliga liv. En dag ser hon något som skakar om henne. Hon ser kvinnan kyssa en annan man. Hon kliver av tåget och nästa morgon vaknar hon hemma men sår och blåmärken. Hon minns inget av vad som hänt. På nyheterna hör hon att den unga kvinnan är försvunnen. Romanen är uppdelad i kapitel där vi följer tre kvinnornas upplevelser av försvinnandet.… (mer)
 
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pettersson | 1,120 andra recensioner | Nov 21, 2016 |

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Medlemmar
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ISBN
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