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Lies, conspiracies and a great deal of fun

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"The Lies of Locke Lamora is a book which my brother picked up and after reading it himself started to beg me to read it as well. Originally I was very sceptical as he was raving over it and we have very different tastes in reading material and I wasn't too sure of it at all (he tends to prefer action shoot-outs!). However, after repeated nagging I decided to pick it up if only to shut him the hell up and I was oh so pleasantly surprised!! It wasn't ..." Read review
08.03.2011

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The Lies of Locke Lamora

AdvantagesFunny, clever, page-turner, tragic.

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"...you out there who like the TV series Hustle, the film Oceans 11 or any form of con-artist entertainment, and love a good read of fantasy fiction - this series is 100% for you!!!! It follows the story of a man named Locke Lamora and his band of "Gentlemen Bastards" who seem to be a group of small time crooks living within a bustling port city. They report to a Capa, or underworld boss, who takes a percentage of their meagre earnings. In truth, they ..." Read review
30.10.2007

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The truth of this fantastic book

AdvantagesSmall amount of characters to keep track of, believable characters and world, outstanding plot

DisadvantagesGraphic in places, not suitable for children, deals with adult themes

"...sophiscated and charming, if in the grey area of the moral compass. You will come to care for these characters.I think that The Lies of Locke Lamora is an engaging read which will delight fantasy lovers with its realistic characters, who all have their flaws, and the engaging plotline which is never dull for a moment. The conclusion to the book, in my opinion, did not disappoint and left me wanting more.Thankfully, there are ..." Read review
01.03.2012

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