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The Scold's Bridle: A Novel

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4 out of 5
Based on 45 Ratings and 45 Reviews

Book Description

Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award

Dr. Sarah Blakeney is one of very few mourners when her grumpy old patient, Mathilda Gillespie, dies at home in the bathtub, apparently of suicide. The old woman has taken barbiturates, slit her wrists, and bound her head in a rusted contraption called a scold's bridle, a cage with tongue clamps used to torture women in the Middle Ages. The... More

Book Information
PublisherPicador USA
BindingPaperback (46 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages368
ISBN-10B002GJU22Y
Publication Date10/02/2007
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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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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 202938
tags: mystery

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