The Lies of Locke Lamora

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Author(s): Scott Lynch
Series: Gentleman Bastards Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jun 27, 2006
Product Number: EB00168040
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780553902716
Publisher: Spectra
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"Remarkable...?cott Lynch's first novel, The Lies of Locke Lamora, exports the suspense and wit of a cleverly constructed crime caper into an exotic realm of fantasy, and the result is engagingly entertaining."-The Times (London) An orphan's life is harsh-and often short-in the mysterious island city of Camorr. But young Locke Lamora dodges death and slavery, becoming a thief under the tutelage of a gifted con artist. As leader of the band of light-fingered brothers known as the Gentleman Bastards, Locke is soon infamous, fooling even the underworld's most feared ruler. But in the shadows lurks someone still more ambitious and deadly. Faced with a bloody coup that threatens to destroy everyone and everything that holds meaning in his mercenary life, Locke vows to beat the enemy at his own brutal game-or die trying. Praise for The Lies of Locke Lamora "Fresh, original, and engrossing...?orgeously realized."-George R. R. Martin "Right now, in the full flush of a second reading, I think The Lies of Locke Lamora is probably in my top ten favorite books ever. Maybe my top five. If you haven't read it, you should. If you have read it, you should probably read it again."-Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author of The Name of the Wind "A unique fantasy milieu peopled by absorbing, colorful characters...?ocke's wit and audacity endear him to victims and bystanders alike."-The Seattle Times "A true genre bender, at home on almost any kind of fiction shelf...?ynch immediately establishes himself as a gifted and fearless storyteller, unafraid of comparisons to Silverberg and Jordan, not to mention David Liss and even Dickens."-Booklist (starred review) "High-octane fantasy...? great swashbuckling yarn of a novel."-Richard Morgan

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Author(s): Scott Lynch
Narrator(s): Michael Page
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Product Number Z100149856
Released: Dec 10, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780593163399

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