THE AMERICAN COLLEGE
Paula Hawkins is a British author, best known for her thriller novel The Girl on the Train. It is a complex thriller with the themes of subjugation, domestic violence, and alcohol and drug abuse. Paula is in a difficult situation to publish her novel and it becomes a popular one unexpectedly. Her other novels are The Money Goddess, Confessions of a Reluctant Recessionista and Into the Water. The researcher wants to analyze the psyche of the protagonist Rachel and her downheartedness in the male dominated society.