Book Review – The Silent Patient

By Riley Mumaw

The Silent Patient  by Alex Michaelides is a mysterious novel taking you through the life of a new psychologist at Grove Psychiatric Center, Theo. Theo soon becomes entranced with a patient, Alicia, woman who murdered her husband and hasn’t spoke since. Getting perspectives from both Theo and Alicia, the truth behind both parties’ secrets unveil. Michaelides keeps the audience engaged throughout the entire novel with encapsulating dialogue and plot. Plus, there is a major twist that you will never expect. The Silent Patient is recommended by many readers and is #1 New York Times bestseller. This book is one of my favorites and I would recommend it!


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