• Title : The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)

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  • ISBN: 0553804677

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 499 pages


The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1) Description

In this stunning debut, author Scott Lynch delivers the wonderfully thrilling tale of an audacious criminal and his band of confidence tricksters Set in a fantastic city pulsing with the lives of decadent nobles and daring thieves, here is a story of adventure, loyalty, and survival that is one part Robin Hood , one part Ocean s Eleven, and entirely enthralling An orphan s life is harsh and often short in the island city of Camorr, built on the ruins of a mysterious alien race But born with a quick wit and a gift for thieving, Locke Lamora has dodged both death and slavery, only to fall into the hands of an eyeless priest known as Chains a man who is neither blind nor a priest.A con artist of extraordinary talent, Chains passes his skills on to his carefully selected family of orphans a group known as the Gentlemen Bastards Under his tutelage, Locke grows to lead the Bastards, delightedly pulling off one outrageous confidence game after another Soon he is infamous as the Thorn of Camorr, and no wealthy noble is safe from his sting.Passing themselves off as petty thieves, the brilliant Locke and his tightly knit band of light fingered brothers have fooled even the criminal underworld s most feared ruler, Capa Barsavi But there is someone in the shadows powerful and ambitious than Locke has yet imagined Known as the Gray King, he is slowly killing Capa Barsavi s most trusted men and using Locke as a pawn in his plot to take control of Camorr s underworld With a bloody coup under way threatening to destroy everyone and everything that holds meaning in his mercenary life, Locke vows to beat the Gray King at his own brutal game or die trying.



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thumbnail Title: The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
Author:Scott Lynch
ISBN :0553804677
ranting: 4.5
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Description: In this stunning debut, author Scott Lynch delivers the wonderfully thrilling tale of an audacious criminal and his band of confidence tricksters Set in a fantastic city pulsing with the lives of deca

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