The Silent Patient

The Silent Patient

Book - 2019
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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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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.

Hillsboro_ElizabethH May 09, 2019

This book is actually quite charming - the development of the characters is pretty amazing, as well. And the ending? I never saw it coming!

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JANMAYS
May 08, 2019

Kind of dark about a psychiatrist and a patient- a surprise ending. Recommend for book club, a real page turner.

I enjoyed this book! It was a quick read and I did not expect the twist at the end.

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cscarba
May 04, 2019

Just like a few of the other comments, totally formulaic and boring. Waste of time. Thought it would end a bit more unpredictably.

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Thestone
May 04, 2019

I loved this book. I found it to be a real page turner. The ending took me totally by surprise.

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tina43
May 02, 2019

Another disappointment of a highly-touted book. Sorry I wasted my time.

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Jcolehi
Apr 30, 2019

Make another choice! Totally forgettable. Predictable, including what should be a surprising twist. Would make a better 90 minute movie than a book.

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