What has Alex Michaelides written?

What is Alex Michaelides next book?

Michaelides’ second novel, The Maidens, was published on 10 June 2021 by Orion Publishing (UK) and on 15 June 2021 by Celadon Books (US). It is a psychological detective story about a series of murders at a Cambridge college.

Is Alex Michaelides a psychologist?

Alex Michaelides was born in Cyprus to a Greek father and English mother. He has a degree in English Literature from Cambridge and an MA in screenwriting at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, and has studied psychotherapy and worked in a secure unit.

Is the silent patient true story?

The Athenian tragedy Alcestis, by Euripides, served as an inspiration for the plot, while its narrative structure was influenced by Agatha Christie’s writing. Michaelides decided to set his novel in a psychiatric unit as he had worked at a secure psychiatric facility for teenagers while he was a psychotherapy student.

Will The Maidens be a movie?

Will The Maidens adaptation be a Movie or a Series? It’s planned as a limited series.

Is The Maidens book scary?

The book gets off to a slow start, front-loaded with backstories and a Cambridge travelogue, but then picks up the pace and piles up the bodies. With its ambience of ritualistic murders, ancient myths, and the venerable college, the story is a gothic thriller despite its contemporary setting.

Do I need to read The Silent Patient before The Maidens?

Annis You do not need to read the silent patient. If you have there are some nice little references but it is definitely not essential.

What Greek myth is The Silent Patient based on?

In The Silent Patient, I drew inspiration from the myth of Alcestis, who died to save her husband, Admetus – and was then brought back to life, and returned to him. In the play by Euripides, when she is reunited with her husband, Alcestis doesn’t speak, and remains silent until the end of the play.

Is The Silent Patient for teens?

I would give The Silent Patient an age rating of 15 and up. It has some sexual content without detail, violence, and a few moments that may be triggering for some.

What’s the twist in The Silent Patient?

What is the twist in The Silent Patient? The twist in The Silent Patient comes as the reader realizes that Theo, in fact, was the “masked man” that prompted the murder by Alicia.

What is the twist at the end of The Silent Patient?

The book ends with the police coming to question him about the diary. The big twist is when you realize that they are two different timelines (one before the murder, the other after) being told at once, and Theo was the “masked man” that prompted the murder (though Alicia is the one who actually did it).

What happens to Alicia at the end of The Silent Patient?

Theo follows his wife’s lover and finds out that guy is married. Theo goes to see Paul. Paul tells him that as a kid, Alicia overheard her dad say he wished Alicia had died in the car wreck instead of her mother, Eve, and it “killed her”.

How do you pronounce Alcestis?

Also Al·kes·tis [al-kes-tis] . Classical Mythology.

How do you pronounce the word Cyprus?

Phonetic spelling of Cyprus

  1. cyprus.
  2. s-AY-p-r-uh-s.
  3. sahy-pruh s.

How do you pronounce Berenson?

Phonetic spelling of Berenson

  1. b-EH-r-ih-n-s-uh-n.
  2. Ber-en-son.
  3. Beren-son.
  4. ber-uh n-suh n.
  5. Beren-son.

Who is Kathy in The Silent Patient?

Who is Kathy in The Silent Patient?

CH FIRST NAME DESCRIPTION
Max Alicia’s lawyer. Gabriel’s brother.
9 Kathryn Theo’s wife. Aka: Kathy.
10 Marianne Theo’s girlfriend.
Daniel Kathryn’s boyfriend.

Is The Silent Patient worth the read?

Objectively speaking: It’s a good book. The premise is gold. The writing is solid. If I’m being honest: I don’t love mystery/thriller books (I actually prefer mystery/thriller movies), but don’t regret reading this one.

Is The Silent Patient a true story Alex?

Novel Inspiration: Alex Michaelides, Author of The Silent Patient, on Writing the Perfect Thriller. The Silent Patient is the gripping tale of Alicia Berenson, a happily married artist who murders her husband and never speaks again.

Is the book The Silent patient going to be a movie?

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides, a psychological thriller released in February 2019, has a movie adaptation in the works.

What is the new book The Maidens about?

Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on The Maidens when one member, a friend of Mariana’s niece Zoe, is found murdered in Cambridge.

What should I read after maidens?

Fans of The Maidens should definitely check out Alex Michaelides’ debut novel, The Silent Patient. Both are dark psychological thrillers with vibrant characters and shocking twists. They also draw on Greek myths to tell their gripping tales.

Is The Maidens worth reading?

Even with the lackluster ending and some loose threads, the Maidens is an enjoyable, thrilling and well-written read, and I’m excited to see what he comes up with in the future!

Is The Maidens connected to silent patient?

The Silent Patient and The Maidens have overlapping timelines. Both Alicia’s husband and Mariana’s husband die in the time before the books take place.

Who is the male voice in The Maidens?

Product details

Listening Length 9 hours and 19 minutes
Narrator Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Louise Brealey
Whispersync for Voice Ready
Audible.com Release Date June 15, 2021
Publisher Macmillan Audio