TEHRAN (IBNA) -- ‘The Maidens’ (2021), the second novel of the bestselling British-Cypriot author and screenwriter Alex Michaelides has been published in Persian only two months after its release in the U.S. and is available to Iranian readers.
Described as tautly plotted, impeccably paced, intelligent and propulsive, the book has been translated into Persian by Maryam Hossein-Nejad. Sang (Stone) Publishing has released ‘The Maidens’ in 352.
Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek Tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike—particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens.
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.
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 and was the biggest-selling debut in the world in 2019. It spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list and sold in a record-breaking forty-nine countries. Alex lives in London.