Quotes: The Sculptress by Minette Walters #Quotes #MysteryThriller #PsychologicalThriller #Crime

‘That happiness is no laughing matter .’

She gave a throaty chuckle. ‘What’s that supposed to mean?’

‘It means, woman, that the pursuit of happiness deserves weighty consideration. It’s the be-all and end-all of existence. Where is the sense in living if you’re not enjoying it?’

The Sculptress, Minette Walters

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 and menacing, Olive Martin is burned-out journalist Rosalind Leigh’s only hope of getting a new book published.

But as she interviews Olive, in her cell, Roz finds flaws in the Sculptress’s confession. Is she really guilty as she insists? Drawn into Olive’s world of obsessional lies and love, nothing can stop Roz’s pursuit of the chilling, convoluted truth. Not the tidy suburbanites who’d rather forget the murders, not a volatile ex-policeman and her own erotic response to him, not an attack on her life.

Not even the thought of what might happen if the Sculptress went free… 

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2 thoughts on “Quotes: The Sculptress by Minette Walters #Quotes #MysteryThriller #PsychologicalThriller #Crime

    1. Oh my the whole book was an exercise in creepiness, Noelle. In fact Miteete Walters always manages to shock me with her mysteries!

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