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Because Locke is an amazing and exceptional liar. Because the author laora so busy drowning his main plot in irrelevant crap that ax forgot he had an actual story to tell. Dammit, Jean, I already know this shit. The Name of the Wind.

Another great fantasy, this novel follows a talented rogue and conman, Locke Lamora, through his adventures in Camorr, a city loosely patterned after Venice, but set in a world where humans have built their society over the ruins of a much older race called the Eldren.

Lynch presents his chapters in a way that shows two timelines. Our protagonist Locke Lamora is not good looking, he isn’t at all good in a fight, and we get to watch him be impotent in bed, an arrogant little snit who gets slapped down several times, and taking very very petty, not noble revenge on a bunch of people. Fans of fantasy full of humor, adventures, and blood.

But truly once you get into the flow of the book, which takes about 50 or so pages, you just sink, and keep going deeper and deeper. Sometimes things go awry just Some parts shocked me to the core, and way too many characters were lost is a short span.


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No, not by the way. Locke’s legendary wits are required to guide his merry band of thieves out of this mess safely. Seriously, it started out a bit slow but after around pages mark, it was pretty much impossible to stop reading as the plot thickens.

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Sometimes Plan Z, until he’s at the end of his tether, before he finally catches a break- and by that point he might be black and blue and humiliated and mutilated in a lot of nasty ways that don’t usually get to happen to a hero. Complications arise everywhere and the Gentleman Bastards are suddenly in all kinds of troubles. S Thanks so much to Petrikwho helped me decide on which adult fantasy book to loxke, and recommended this to me. View all 30 comments.

This book is exactly what you’re looking for, IF you’re looking for a fantasy riddled, ruthless, enigmatic piece of art. This one succeeded, madly. Fortunately Locke’s personality continued to develop and the point of view seemed to settle a little deeper into him as things progressed. He has written in very well too, for the loc,e part, although there are a few moments when his prose goes overboard.

I love how he’s theatrical about it.

Something with knives and hot irons He also is not close minded in his plots. Compre os itens selecionados juntos Este item: The effect was disorienting at first as the story sometimes overspills the bounds of its plot and I would often find myself drifting between intrigued and indifferent. And what if the city was built upon the ruins of an earlier city, and the earlier city was built by some enigmatic science sa creatures that have since disappeared?


It’s not often I read a book that makes me forget I’m a writer too. Like I absent-minded-ly missed something while reading or something.

Locke is the best thief I’ve ever read about. I also loved how the author never takes the easy way out. I also loved seeing the rise and fall of rival gangs, and how Locke navigated the bureaucracy of criminal societies with poise.

The Lies of Locke Lamora

Deluxe Pocket Boxed Set. The Lies of Locke Lamora provoked double-sided feeling in me.

I ax it was freaking awesome and there was some sadness damn it! Back when I was first published, people made a lot of comparisons between me and Scott Lynch. Photos taken yesterday at the World Rapid Chess Championships in Dubai suggest that Peter Svidler, current world 13, would rather be reading Scott Lynch than pushing pawns View all 77 comments. Scott Lynch is also not afraid to kill people.