If you are looking for a well written, fast moving psychological thriller in the vein of Gillian Flynn’s brilliant Gone Girl you will be entertained and satisfied with The Girl on the Train. Like Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train uses an unreliable narrator structure to keep the reader off balance, revealing information bits at a time so that your understanding of the story keeps changing. It also features characters that are largely unlikable, yet strangely compelling, and keeps you turning the pages even as the story gets almost unbearably bleak. But the old adage goes “It’s always darkest before the dawn.” And in the case of The Girl on the Train that adage is proven true. Continue reading at Criticult!