The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient

Alex Michaelides

fiction mystery thriller dark tense fast-paced

323 pages | first published 2018

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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 ret...
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Moods

mysterious 90%
dark 84%
tense 66%
emotional 22%
challenging 11%
sad 10%
reflective 7%
adventurous 6%
funny 0%
hopeful 0%
informative 0%
inspiring 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

fast 52%
medium 40%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 25% | Plot: 22% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 34% | No: 27% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 58% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 72% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.89