Alex Michaelides


Alex Michaelides is a British screenwriter. He is an alumnus of Cambridge, he studied psychoanalysis for three years. In Her Silence, his first novel published in the United States in 2018, is still on the bestseller list to this day. It has also been a great success in France.

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Autobiography for Quais du Polar

Hi I’m Alex Michaelides, a writer of psychological suspense. I’m a big fan of Greek mythology, Alfred Hitchcock – and of France! I wrote the first draft of my new novel The Maidens while living in Paris for three months. I can’t wait to revisit France again.

Crime Favourites

Noir novel : A Judgement in Stone, Ruth Rendell

Noir TV series : The Sopranos, David Chase

Noir song : And So Is Love, Kate Bush

Noir writer : Tennessee Williams


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