The Mad Sculptor, Hardback

The Mad Sculptor Hardback



An unputdownable true crime story set in the pulp-fiction obsessed world of 1930s America.

On Easter Sunday 1937, Bob Irwin - a handsome, failing sculptor with a history of depression and psychopathic episodes - commited a grisly triple murder.

Creeping back to the flat of his ex-landlady in a swish New York borough, Irwin killed her, her lodger, and her stunning daughter Ronnie with an ice-pick, an apparently motiveless homicide that would shock the entire country.

Firmly in 'you couldn't make it up' territory, and crafted like a Chandler novel, THE MAD SCULPTOR thrillingly relates Irwin's crime, flight, and capture, his trial and its aftermath, whilst painting a warts-and-all portrait of 1930s America.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages, 8 pages b&w photos
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus
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  • Category: True crime
  • ISBN: 9781781851364



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