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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hillabean Aug 31, 2019

Short punchy chapters that really pull you through the story. I found there was a bit of a slump in the middle, but the ending made it worth it!

"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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Zak105
Feb 06, 2020

I love listening to books only in the car and feel privy as if its a special performance just for me. The readers of this were exceptional. Not my usual choice of topics but I loved this book.

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jbr722
Jan 31, 2020

just finished this book. it is very well written and is able to hold
your interest until the ending. the author did a very good job making
reading and following the plot of the book well. it is a very good
psychological mystery builds the suspense and holds you until
the ending.

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samsue
Jan 24, 2020

I found this slow and figured out what was happening 2/3 of the way thru. Only OK as far as I'm concerned.

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Rita_Maria
Jan 05, 2020

This book literally gave me chills! I ripped through it so quickly and was so taken aback at the end. Wow!

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elyse0513
Jan 03, 2020

Mystery prompt

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hez
Dec 26, 2019

I did not like this book. Yes it keeps you guessing however I found none of the characters were fleshed out nor could I develop any empathy for any of them. Perhaps the superficial was what the author was aiming for. When I finished the book I felt I had wasted my time. I kept waiting for something more. It's not the first best seller that I couldn't connect with.

IndyPL_LindsayH Dec 09, 2019

If you want a book that keeps you guessing this is the one for you. You won`t be able to put it down. Which narrator is telling the truth?? Read this book to find out.

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gohawkeyes
Dec 05, 2019

Fast read that kept me guessing until the end.

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swathikilingaru
Nov 23, 2019

Initially I thought it’s not my type of book. But later story picked up. One side you read Theos Faber story another side Alicia .. beautifully written. Five star for this. Very interesting thriller. I could not keep book aside just read finished it in one and half days. Must read if you like physiological thriller.

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2303tes
Nov 09, 2019

Kept me interested and I didn't see the end coming.

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