Book Review: A.J. Finn’s ‘The Woman in the Window’

Here’s to future grip-lit novels being deemed “the next The Woman in the Window,” since it supersedes the two with Girl in the title.

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Image: Goodreads

-UPDATE (Jan 14)-
Author interview: “Without Gone Girl I’d Never Have Written This Book.”

Bring on the film.

I compiled a list of works mentioned in the book:

Books

  • Jude, The Obscure
  • Siddhartha
  • War and Peace
  • Anna Karenina
  • Shakespeare
  • Howard’s End
  • She’s Come Undone
  • (Harry Potter)
  • (Alice in Wonderland)
  • The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
  • Jacques Futrelle

Poetry

  • Tennyson

TV

  • Mister Ed
  • The Addams Family
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones

Films

  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • Out of the Past
  • Les Diaboliques
  • The Fallen Idol
  • Ministry of Fear
  • The 39 Steps
  • Double Indemnity
  • Gaslight
  • Saboteur
  • The Big Clock
  • The Thin Man
  • Le Boucher
  • Dark Passage
  • Niagara
  • Charade
  • Sudden Fear!
  • Wait Until Dark
  • The Vanishing
  • Frantic
  • Side Effects
  • Casablanca
  • Star Wars
  • Night and the City
  • Rififi
  • Whirlpool
  • Murder, My Sweet
  • Night Must Fall
  • Laura
  • The Third Man
  • Spellbound
  • Dead Calm
  • Rebecca
  • Strangers on a Train
  • Wicker Man
  • Rope
  • North by Northwest
  • The Lady Vanish
  • Dark Passage
  • The Outlaw
  • Hot Blood
  • The Outlaw
  • Hot Blood
  • Signs
  • Rosemary’s Baby
  • Rear Window
  • Body Double
  • Blow-Up
  • Vertigo
  • Rope
  • Midnight Lace
  • Foreign Correspondence
  • 23 Paces to Baker Street

Release date: January 2, 2018