Psychological thriller ‘The Silent Patient’ at Iranian bookstores

 
Publish Date : Saturday 17 August 2019 - 15:22
 
 
IBNA- ‘The Silent Patient’ by the Greek author and screenwriter Alex Michaelides is a ‎psychological thriller book which has been translated into Persian and is available at ‎Iranian bookstores. ‎
 
According to IBNA correspondent, the book has been translated into Persian by Saman Shahraki and released by Khazeh Publishing in 328 pages.

Synopsis of ‘The Silent Patient’ reads: “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...."

Alex Michaelides was born in Cyprus in 1977. He studied English literature at Cambridge University and earned his MA in screenwriting at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. He also wrote the screenplay of the film ‘The Devil You Know.’
 
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