The Sculptress Author: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, menacing, grotesquely fat, Olive Martin is burned-out journalist Rosalind Leigh's only hope of getting a new book published. — But as she interviews O... more »live in her cell, Roz finds flaws in the Sculptress's confession. Is she really guilty as she insists? Drawn into Olive's world of obsessive lies and love, nothing can stop Roz's pursuit of the chilling, convoluted truth. Not the tidy suburbanites who would rather forget the murders, not an attack on her life-- not even the thought of what might happen if the Sculptress went free...« less
1993 Edgar winner, has well developed characters (who you may or may not find likable)and an involved plot. At times almost think able to believe that the plot has been resolved and then there is another twist. This is the 2nd book written by an author that has gone to be very successful and adept at writing non-conventional plots. The action in this book can be graphic/unpleasant but well paced action. There has been a BBC mini series made of the book.