The Resource The silent patient, Alex Michaelides, (sound recording)

The silent patient, Alex Michaelides, (sound recording)

Label
The silent patient
Title
The silent patient
Statement of responsibility
Alex Michaelides
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "That rarest of beasts: the perfect thriller. This extraordinary novel set my blood fizzing'I quite literally couldn't put it down."'A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window Promising to be the debut audiobook of the season 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-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...'/ More praise for The Silent Patient: "Absolutely brilliant...' read it in a state of intense, breathless excitement."'Stephen Fry "Smart, sophisticated storytelling freighted with real suspense - a very fine novel by any standard."'Lee Child "The Silent Patient sneaks up on you like a slash of intimidating shadow on a badly lit street. Michaelides has crafted a totally original, spellbinding psychological mystery so quirky, so unique that it should have its own genre."'David Baldacci
  • 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 spotlight of the tabloids 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 search for the truth leads him down a terrifying path and threatens to consume him
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Michaelides, Alex
Dewey number
823/.92
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6113.I2645
LC item number
S55 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Jack Hawkins and Louise Brealey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brealey, Louise
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Macmillan Audio (Firm)
  • Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artists
  • Family violence
  • Marriage
  • Psychotherapy patients
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • London (England)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The silent patient, Alex Michaelides, (sound recording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Includes a bonus conversation with the author"--Container
  • Compact disc
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 sound discs (8 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250317544
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD41792
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD41792
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The silent patient, Alex Michaelides, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Includes a bonus conversation with the author"--Container
  • Compact disc
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 sound discs (8 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250317544
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD41792
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD41792
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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