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The Scold's Bridle: A Novel

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4 out of 5
Based on 6,491 Ratings and 196 Reviews

Book Description
Few tears fall when rich, spiteful old Mathilda Gillespie's bloody corpse is found her bathtub, her wrists slit and the ancient scold's bridle clamped on her head. It seems Mathilda's favorite heirloom was also an instrument of torture form the Middle Ages, an iron cage used to gag yapping women. Among the Dorset villagers, only Sarah Blakeney, Mathilda's doctor for her final year, seems even mild... More
Book Information
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
BindingMass Market Paperback (46 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages384
ISBN-100312956126
ISBN-13978-0312956127
Publication Date10/15/1995
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About Minette Walters (Author) : Minette Walters is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Minette Walters include The Sculptress: A Novel (Sculptress) and The Ice House: A Novel.
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