The Sculptress

The Sculptress

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Winner of the Edgar Allen Poe Award for best crime novel, The Sculptress is the mystery thriller from crime queen Minette Walters.

It was a slaughterhouse, the most horrific scene I have ever witnessed . . . Olive Martin is a dangerous woman. I advise you to be extremely wary in your dealings with her.

The facts of the case were simple: Olive Martin had pleaded guilty to killing and dismembering her sister and mother, earning herself the chilling nickname `The Sculptress'.

This much journalist Rosalind Leigh knew before her first meeting with Olive, currently serving a life sentence. How could Roz have foreseen that the encounter was destined to change her life - for ever?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 27mm | 369g
  • Pan Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed.
  • 1447207874
  • 9781447207870
  • 71,269

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This is one of my books of the year. Sunday Times
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Awesomely accomplished . . . The plot twists and grips, like an octopus. * Daily Telegraph * A devastating effective novel. * Observer * This is one of my books of the year. * Sunday Times *
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About Minette Walters

Minette Walters is a bestselling crime writer. She has won the CWA John Creasey Award for best first crime novel, the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best crime novel published in America and two CWA Gold Daggers for Fox Evil and The Scolds Bridle. Minette lives in Dorset with her husband.
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7,872 ratings
3.95 out of 5 stars
5 29% (2,289)
4 43% (3,398)
3 23% (1,820)
2 3% (273)
1 1% (92)
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