One of the bestselling books at the second day of the fair

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The cover of the bestselling book

“Silence talks and analytical mind attempts to understand”

Today’s bestselling is a novel by Alex Michaelides, titled “The silent patient”, It tells the story of Alicia Berenson, a famous painter married to a fashion photographer. Their life together seems perfect: a nice house in one of the most desired places in London thanks to their well-paying jobs, and what seems to be a good marriage…which makes what happens next really unpredictable.

One evening her husband Gabriel returns  home late from a fashion shoot, Alicia pointed a gun at her husband’s face and shot him 5 times showing no mercy and never spoke a word after. Her refusal to talk made what happened a mystery that captured the public imagination for years, at the meantime Alicia was sent to a secure forensic unit in north London.

 

Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist that been obsessed with understanding Alecia’s motive. His determination to get her to talk put him in the risk of death.

The novel is best described more as a psychological thriller than a horror book in which the writer tries to psychoanalyze the character and understand her mind. His rich background in psychology as a student of psychotherapy and an ex-worker at a secure unit for young adults definitely helped him get in the mind of such a complex character like Alicia.

The book is full of interesting plot-twists that made it climb its ways up to the New York Times bestselling list and stay there for over a year.

11
The cover of the bestselling book

“Silence talks and analytical mind attempts to understand”

Today’s bestselling is a novel by Alex Michaelides, titled “The silent patient”, It tells the story of Alicia Berenson, a famous painter married to a fashion photographer. Their life together seems perfect: a nice house in one of the most desired places in London thanks to their well-paying jobs, and what seems to be a good marriage…which makes what happens next really unpredictable.

One evening her husband Gabriel returns  home late from a fashion shoot, Alicia pointed a gun at her husband’s face and shot him 5 times showing no mercy and never spoke a word after. Her refusal to talk made what happened a mystery that captured the public imagination for years, at the meantime Alicia was sent to a secure forensic unit in north London.

 

Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist that been obsessed with understanding Alecia’s motive. His determination to get her to talk put him in the risk of death.

The novel is best described more as a psychological thriller than a horror book in which the writer tries to psychoanalyze the character and understand her mind. His rich background in psychology as a student of psychotherapy and an ex-worker at a secure unit for young adults definitely helped him get in the mind of such a complex character like Alicia.

The book is full of interesting plot-twists that made it climb its ways up to the New York Times bestselling list and stay there for over a year.