Format:
Large Print, Book
Author:
Michaelides, Alex, 1977- author.
Title:
The silent patient / Alex Michaelides.
Edition:
Large print edition.
Publisher, Date:
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2019.
©2019
Description:
483 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
large print 16 point
Summary:
Promising to be the debut novel of the season The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman's act of violence against her husband?and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive... Alicia Berenson's life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London's most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word. Alicia's refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London. Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations?a search for the truth that threatens to consume him....
A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, Alica Berenson lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London's most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word. Her refusal to talk or give any kind of explanation captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London. Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist, begins a search for the truth that leads him down a terrifying path-- and threatens to consume him. -- adapted from back cover
Series:
Thorndike Press large print basic
Thorndike Press large print basic.
Subjects:
Family violence -- Fiction.
Marriage -- Fiction.
Artists -- Fiction.
Psychotherapy patients -- Fiction.
Criminal psychology -- Fiction.
Large type books.
FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological.
FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense.
FICTION / Thrillers / General.
Large type books.
Psychotherapy patients -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Artists -- Fiction.
Family violence -- Fiction.
Marriage -- Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Suspense fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Genre:
Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction.)
Psychological fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Large type books.
Psychological fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
LCCN:
2018055264
ISBN:
9781432858643
1432858645
Other Number:
1074297026
System Availability:
2
Current Holds:
3
Control Number:
393195
Call Number:
LP F Mic
Course Reserves:
0
# System items in:
0