ALEX MICHAELIDES at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

Author image of Alex Michaelides and cover photo of his book The Fury

Books Inc. Opera Plaza is thrilled to host best selling author Alex Michaelides on his first American tour in celebration of his newest book The Fury! 

This is a ticketed event. Tickets include admission and a signed copy of the book.


A masterfully paced thriller about a reclusive ex-movie star and her famous friends whose spontaneous trip to a private Greek island is upended by a murder -- from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient

This is a tale of murder.

Or maybe that's not quite true. At its heart, it's a love story, isn't it

Lana Farrar is a reclusive ex-movie star and one of the most famous women in the world. Every year, she invites her closest friends to escape the English weather and spend Easter on her idyllic private Greek island.

I tell you this because you may think you know this story. You probably read about it at the time ― it caused a real stir in the tabloids, if you remember. It had all the necessary ingredients for a press sensation: a celebrity; a private island cut off by the wind...and a murder.

We found ourselves trapped there overnight. Our old friendships concealed hatred and a desire for revenge. What followed was a game of cat and mouse ― a battle of wits, full of twists and turns, building to an unforgettable climax. The night ended in violence and death, as one of us was found murdered.

But who am I?

My name is Elliot Chase, and I'm going to tell you a story unlike any you've ever heard.

 

Alex Michaelides was born and raised in Cyprus. He has an M.A. in English Literature from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and an M.A. in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. The Silent Patient was his first novel, debuting at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and has sold more than 6.5 million copies worldwide. The rights have been sold in a record-breaking 51 countries, and the book has been optioned for film by Plan B. His second novel, The Maidens, was an instant New York Times bestseller and has been optioned for television by Miramax Television and Stone Village.

Event date: 
Friday, February 16, 2024 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94107
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Books: 
The Fury By Alex Michaelides Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250758989
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Published: Celadon Books - January 16th, 2024