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The EC Alumni Book Club’s November/December book selection is 𝘛𝘩𝘦 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.


Continue to learn beyond the classroom by joining your alumni peers in thought-provoking discussions on bi-monthly book selections. In this virtual setting via, discussion boards are always open and members can chat, participate and add to the conversation at their own leisure and pace.

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This is an incredible event. For me, this book is very grateful. I am a huge fan of Alex Michaelides, this writer has greatly influenced my picture of the world. It also inspired me to write my own esses. When I was in college, I used the service very often, get a lot of useful advice from world writers and thus improved own writing skills. I hope that in the near future I can also publish my first book.