The silent patient
Publication year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Orion, 2019
Resource type: Physical
Alicia Berenson writes a diary as a release, an outlet - and to prove to her beloved husband that everything is fine. She can't bear the thought of worrying Gabriel, or causing him pain. Until, late one evening, Alicia shoots Gabriel five times and then never speaks another word. Forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber is convinced he can successfully treat Alicia, where all others have failed. Obsessed with investigating her crime, his discoveries suggest Alicia's silence goes far deeper than he first thought. And if she speaks, would he want to hear the truth?
Another book that didn't quite live up to its hype. The story is intriguing enough that I did finish it; however, the main characters (I found) were hard to sympathise with, the writing was a bit flat and the story a bit too unrealistic for my liking.
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