The Scold’s Bridle - Minette Walters



Mathilda Gillespie’s body was found nearly two days after she had taken an overdose and slashed her wrists with a Stanley knife. But what shocked Dr Sarah Blakeney the most was the scold’s bridle obscuring the dead woman’s face, a metal contraption grotesquely adorned with a garland of nettles and Michaelmas daisics, What happened at Cedar House in the tortured hours before Mathilda’s death?

The police assume that the coroner will return a verdict of suicide. Only Dr Blakeney, it seems, doubts the verdict. Until it is discovered that Mathilda’s diaries have disappeared..

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The Scold’s Bridle by Minette Walters

In a very good condition. Some creasing to the spine. There is a small tear to the top of the back cover. All pages are clean and intact. See photos for more details.

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Weight 244 g
Dimensions 17.7 × 11.1 × 2.8 cm




Minette Walters