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IMDB's summary:  "A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life."

My short summary:  "Drunk lady creepily watches a couple from a train, lady from couple goes missing, drunk lady decides to turn detective...madness & crazyness ensues."


First of all, let me say that I loved the book.  I actually missed it when I was done reading it.  I thought it was well written & just when you think it couldn't have anymore twists, it throws in one more.  However, I did figure out who the "bad person" was well in advance.

On to the movie, I went & saw it on Monday with a friend who also read the book & we both agreed that it went from the pages to the screen well.  My only complaint is that in the book, Rachel is much more beaten down & her drinking is really a problem.


I'm in total lust of Luke Evans & I think that he played Scott Hipwell with such intensity that I was even afraid.  He was more intense on screen than he was in the book, that's for sure.  Plus, I got to see his bare bottom.  Awhoo hoo!

The Girl on the Train's Grade:
B



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  1. I really enjoyed this book. This is one that my husband and I both read at the same time and had great discussions over. We both can't wait to see the movie, but need to find time in the schedule.

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    1. It's worth a viewing. The book is always better but the movie was good & I'll most likely buy it when it comes out. :)

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  2. I liked the book, doesn't sound like the movie is all that worthwhile to see though!

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    1. The book is more intense & they, obviously, develop the characters better on the page but you have to go in knowing that it isn't the book.

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  3. Do you think its worth reading the book first before watching the movie?

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    1. For sure! The book is great & you'll really understand the characters better when you do watch the movie.

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