The Silent Patient

The Silent Patient

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Alicia Berenson is a famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, living in a posh area of London. One evening, her husband Gabriel returns home late. Alicia shoots him five times in the face and then never speaks another word.
Publisher: New York, New York : Celadon Books, ©2019.
ISBN: 9781250230782
9781250301697
Characteristics: 325 pages ;,25 cm.

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"That rarest of beasts: the perfect thriller. This extraordinary novel set my blood fizzing—I quite literally couldn’t put it down. I told myself I'd just dip in; eleven hours later—it's now 5:47 a.m.—I've finished it, absolutely dazzled."
—A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling auth... Read More »


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geffenmyers
Jun 19, 2019

Disappointing ending - twist came out of left field and was pretty unsatisfying

JCLZachC Jun 18, 2019

This one had its hooks in me pretty quick and it had a lot of extra elements that appealed to me personally, like Psychology and Greek mythology.

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singidunum_25
Jun 13, 2019

An average read! Can't see what a hype was all about.

This is a true psychological thriller. As Theo's investigation into the mind of a silent, but tormented young woman progresses, we see different sides to the central event, culminating in what is truly a masterful and well-crafted plot twist. You won't be disappointed!

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Secretariat10
Jun 06, 2019

As saturated as the "psychological thriller" sub-genre is now, this particular book I thought was a standout. This might be the only book where I literally said out loud "a-ha!" when I realized what the twist in the story was. Recommend!

tuscany1 May 30, 2019

What a roller-coaster of a ride! Psychological thriller par excellence. Really looking forward to reading what Alex Michaelides writes next

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DR8602
May 29, 2019

I loved the suspense in this book, a new kind of twist. I would read it again.

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lizharr
May 26, 2019

WSJ 3/16/19

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mjk236sb
May 25, 2019

Lots of interesting comments about this book - from waste of time to just great. Found it easy to read and intriguing - really do not see how some of these people saw this ending coming. Guess you will have to read and come to your own conclusion.

JCLHeatherC May 14, 2019

I found this to be a page turner filled with suspense and elements of a psychological thriller.

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