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August Book Event
August 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Club August Event
August 22nd @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for a discussion of Alex Michaelides’ “The Silent Patient”. This book was published February 2019 is getting great reviews and is slated to be out in a movie soon. See synopsis below.
The book is currently in stock at Anticus at a cover price of $26.99, and as always, our Book Club book is offered at 20% discount, so your cost is $21.59 Call the Gallery to reserve your copyAnd the date for our August meeting is Thursday evening August 22nd, at our usual time 6:30-7:30pm. In addition, all books in the gallery will be offered at 15% discount all day on the 22nd.
Synopsis: Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
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….