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The Sculptress

A Novel

by Minette Walters

  • 337 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Picador .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery And Suspense Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10390354M
    ISBN 100312427549
    ISBN 109780312427542


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"The Sculptress" by author, Minette Walters has been around for a long time (first published ) but time has not aged the story one bit.

Roz Leigh is a complex character, an author herself with some past success and is asked by her publisher to write a book about Olive Martin, presently incarcerated for a 4/5.

In prison, they call her the Sculptress for the strange figurines she carves-- symbols of the day she hacked her mother and sister to pieces and reassembled them in a blood-drenched jigsaw. Sullen, menacing, grotesquely fat, Olive Martin is burned-out journalist Rosalind Leigh's only hope of getting a new book published/5(44).

Known in prison as "The Sculptress", she passes the time making miniature, carved, wax images, a delicate and sensitive pastime for one with a reputation for such primal savagery. Enter Rosalind "Roz" Leigh, a thirties something author suffering from writer's block, who accepts a commission to write about the Olive Martin case/5().

In prison, they call her the Sculptress for the strange figurines she carves-symbols of the day she hacked her mother and sister to pieces and reassembled them in a blood-drenched jigsaw. Sullen, menacing, grotesquely fat, Olive Martin is burned-out journalist Rosalind Leigh's only hope of /5(79).

Minette Walters, a writer by occupation, lives in Romsey, England. Her novels include The Ice-House, which won the John Creasey Prize for Britain’s best first mystery of the year, and The Sculptress, a nominee for the Edgar Allen Poe best novel award.

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With Pauline Quirke, Caroline Goodall, Christopher Fulford, Sophie Stanton. Olive Martin (Quirke), a heavily overweight young woman is convicted of killing and butchering her mother and sister and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, when she is assigned to write a book about her life, author Rosalind Leigh (Goodall) begins to develop a relationship with Olive and is soon convinced of her /10().

the sculptress -- a perfect title for this book Published by User, 19 years ago This is an intriguing story about Olive Martin, who is in prison for murdering and cutting up the bodies of her mother Gwen and her sister Amber/5(5).

Description: Bookseller Inventory # ZZ2. About this title: Synopsis: In prison, they call her the Sculptress for the strange figurines she carves-- symbols of the day she hacked her mother and sister to pieces and reassembled them in a blood-drenched jigsaw.

Sullen, menacing, grotesquely fat, Olive Martin is burned-out journalist Rosalind Leigh's only hope of getting a Price: $ Sculptress is nestled in Berida Hotel, an ivy-covered boutique hotel built in the Roaring Twenties, situated in the glorious Southern Highlands.

Our stylish clinic and day spa offers traditional pampering, advanced body sculpting techniques and non-invasive alternatives to surgery and injectables using state-of-the-art aesthetic technology. Minette Walters has 50 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Minette Walters’s most popular book is The Sculptress. Roz goes to Crew and Dougdale Solicitors. Olive did it on her birthday. She is called the sculptress because of the way she worked on the dead bodies. Her father is the one who's paid for her legal defense. Olive is afraid of mad people, that's why she didn't make an insanity plead.

The Sculptress is a terrific adaptation of the book, by Minette Walters, of the same name. Olive Martin (Pauline Quirke) has been convicted of a horrific crime, killing and dismembering her mother Category: Drama, Television. She makes a decision about halfway through the book about the guilt or innocence (I won't say, it'll spoil it for you) of the Sculptress, and there is absolutely no basis for this decision, kind of a hunch.

Then the story, and the girl, gets plain goofy, stabbing bad guys with a hat pin, secretly tape recording a thug threaten to kill her. Click to read more about The Sculptress by Minette Walters. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(25).

In The Sculptress by Minette Walters, Rosalind Leigh is a journalist looking to get a new book published. So she interviews a sculptor who has been convicted of killing her own mother and Rosalind begins to feel that she is innocent.

The Sculptress While waiting for The Ice House to find a publisher, Minette was already writing The Sculptress (published ). “I was never interested in creating a series character because I wanted to be free to tackle whatever I wanted, when I wanted, without.

The sculptress. [Minette Walters] -- Journalist Rosalind Leigh is commissioned to write a book about Olive Martin, who murdered her mother and sister five years ago.

Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts. The Sculptress Minette Walters, Author St. Martin's Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Walters, whose first mystery, The Ice.

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In prison, they call her the Sculptress for the strange figurines she carves-symbols of the day she hacked her mother and sister to pieces and reassembled them in a blood-drenched jigsaw. Sullen, menacing, grotesquely fat, Olive Martin is burned-out journalist Rosalind Leigh's only hope of.

Synopsis This Picador Classic edition of Minette Walters’ The Sculptress features an introduction by Stephanie Merritt, journalist and author of While You Sleep.

‘It was a slaughterhouse, the most horrific scene I have ever witnessed Olive Martin is a dangerous woman. The Sculptress: Minette Walters, Sandra Burr: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

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Walters follows her dark debut, The Ice House (), with the even more striking tale of enormous, unloved Olive Martin, serving a life sentence after confessing to killing and dismembering her mother and sister. Rosalind Leigh, dispatched to interview Olive in prison preparatory to writing a book about the case, finds her unnervingly unrepentant, but finds as well suspicious discrepancies.

In prison they call her the Sculptress: a grotesquely obese young woman convicted of cutting her mother and sister to pieces and rearranging their bodies on the floor like a jigsaw puzzle. She pleaded guilty to the crime, but no one has noticed that the facts don't add up until Rosalind Leigh comes to visit the prisoner, hoping to get a book.

By this time, Minette had already started working on her second novel, The Sculptress, which was published in Staying true to her themes of isolation, family dysfunction, justice and revenge, Minette wrote The Sculptress – a story about a morbidly obese woman serving a life sentence for brutally murdering her mother and sister.

Sculptress Minette Walters, Author St. Martin's Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book This Edgar Award-winning mystery turns on. The Sculptress is the first book I’ve read by Minette Walters, but it certainly won’t be the last.I was surprised to learn that it’s only the second book she’d written, quickly following on the tail of her debut novel, The Ice s’ writing draws you in at once.

Reviews: ‘The nature of the crime – she carved her mother and young sister into collops, hence ‘sculptress’ – the grossness of her person (26 stone of lard and jelly) and the grim refusal to plead diminished responsibility all ensure the murderess a special place in the chamber of horrors.

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Kindle Store. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals /5(16). Based on a novel by Minette Walters, The Sculptress was the story of Olive Martin (Pauline Quirke), an unhappy, overweight young woman serving a life sentence in prison for brutally murdering her mother and sister.

Enter author Rosalind Leigh (Caroline Goodall), newly commissioned to write Olive's biography. Persuaded that Olive was actually innocent of murder, Rosalind began to suspect that. Enter Sculptris, a fun and engaging way to start off your digital sculpting journey.

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When journalist Rosalind Leigh accepts a commission to write a book about Olive, she finds herself wondering what lies behind all these facts that everyone knows/5(13). Minette Walters (born 26 September ) is an English crime writer.

1 Life and work. 3 TV adaptations. 4 Awards and nominations. 5 Further reading. 7 External links. Walters was born in Bishop's Stortford in to Samuel Jebb and Colleen Jebb.

As her father was a serving army officer, the first 10 years of Walters's life were spent moving Born: 26 September (age 70), England. Books by Minette Walters | Authors like Minette Walters | What Should I Read Next?. Register for free to build your own book lists.

Buy a cheap copy of The Ice House/The Sculptress book by Minette Walters. Free shipping over $  An anonymous sculptress in Scotland has been depositing paper sculptures at libraries and other literary locations, most recently a nest-themed one at .Sculptress Jewelry () Hours.

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