Exports the wit and suspense of a cleverly constructed crime novel into an exotic realm of fantasy and the result is engagingly entertaining. A remarkably stylish debut. - THE TIMES - Lisa TuttleLike an episode of the BBC's 'Hustle' on speed, The Lies of Locke Lamora layers a series of daring scams, one on top of the other, in a complex and highly entertaining mix of magic, manipulation and mayhem. Great stuff. - SFX - Sandy Auden?Like Locke Lamora himself, Scott Lynch?s novel oozes charm, ability, guile, flair, courage, cheek, humour, brevity and bravery in equal measure. It?s an awesome debut, powerful and dangerous, romantic and relentless and it absolutely lives up to the hype. The Lies of Locke Lamora is a novel you?ll have to work very hard not to be utterly blown away by.? - SF Revu - John BerllyneA richly developed fantasy novel, with a nice line in earthy dialogue and many instances of grotesque violence. Lies of Locke Lamora is just like it's anti-hero - bold, witty and likely to catch you off guard. - DREAMWATCHExcellent fantasy about young grifters known as the Gentleman Bastards, out only for themselves. - ABTA magazineGrabs you by the nethers and tears through a ride of intrigue, deceit and daring deeds. In short, a ripping yarn from a major new fantasy-writing talent. - THE LINCOLNSHIRE ECHOLynch is a virtuoso plotter, who plays fair with
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