Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins (1972-)


Paula Hawkins was born on 26 August 1972. She is a British author, best known for her 2015 novel The Girl on the Train.

Hawkins was born and raised in Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe). Her father was an economics professor and financial journalist. She moved to London in 1989. at the age of 17, and later studied philosophy, politics and economics at the University of Oxford. She worked as a journalist for The Times, reporting on business. She then worked for a number of publications on a freelance basis, and wrote a financial advice book for women, The Money Goddess.

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