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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JCLS_Ashland_Kristin Feb 19, 2020

Could. Not. Put. This. Down. Also: points for actually surprising me with the twist, which is hard to do given how many books of this type I read.

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jdesetti
Feb 18, 2020

Book Club - September 2020. @ 6 Mile Tavern

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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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