The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient

Alex Michaelides

fiction mystery thriller dark tense fast-paced

325 pages | first published 2019

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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-de...
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Summary of 50849 reviews

Moods

mysterious 91%
dark 84%
tense 67%
emotional 24%
challenging 13%
sad 11%
reflective 9%
adventurous 7%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 51%
medium 40%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 24% | Plot: 24%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 34% | No: 26% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 34% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 67% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.95

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