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Unfortunately, I didn't see the BBC TV series but it must have been great. Mathilda Gillespie is a bitter, nasty woman who is found dead in her bath, naked with her wrists slashed... Read morePublished on Feb. 8 2004 by Beverley Strong
I discovered Walters by accident about 4 years ago when I found a copy of "The Sculptress". I loved it and I haven't enjoyed anything quite like it until now. Read morePublished on March 18 2002 by Kindle Customer
Walters has woven a narrative that starts out rather slow and takes untilt he middle of the book to really get the reader interested. Read morePublished on Dec 19 2001 by Robert Knetsch
All in all, I only gave this book a 4 because of the underdeveloped characters. I'll start with the bad stuff, then the good. Read morePublished on Dec 4 2000 by M. Chan
Minette Walters, The Scold's Bridle (St. Martin's, 1993)
A woman is found dead in her bathtub, wrists slit, with a medieval torture device strapped to her head, a... Read more
Having read The Sculptress and The Ice House, I looked forward to my next Walters book. I like the fact that she creates fresh characters with each story, rather than relying on a... Read morePublished on July 18 2000 by capricious
Scold's Bridle is my favorite of all Minette Walters books. Her characters aren't totally sympathetic, or good, or evil for that matter. Read morePublished on June 23 2000 by Moe811
A very excellent example of british writing. Walters manages to involve classic poets in her work in a manner, that makes you go back and read up on your lit class edition of... Read morePublished on June 2 2000 by Didi
A very well written book, especially with the lines from Shakespear's plays. An attempt to solve a murder mystery using the theme of Shakespere's dramas such as King Lear and... Read morePublished on May 8 2000 by Lhamo Topgyal