THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA introduced Locke Lamora and his gang of con-artists to a global readership which was delighted to embrace these witty, inventive and hugely imaginative fantasy novels. Beautifully written and cunningly plotted these novels count both George RR Martin and Joe Abercrombie amongst their fans.
And now, following the success of Joe Abercrombie’s First Law and Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn boxed sets, fans of this series can now own the first three books in a collectable, beautiful and sturdy presentation box.
Lynch layers con and counter-con, twist and counter twist, two new cities and a huge cast of characters, all of it glued together by irresistible prose and fruity, insult-stuffed dialogue. Welcome back, Scott. You've been missed.
Lynch has lost none of his flair or ambition. ...Republic [of thieves] has a romantic centre, upon which Lynch layers con and counter-con, twist and counter twist, two new cities and a huge cast of characters, all of it glued together by irresistible prose and fruity, insult-stuffed dialogue. Welcome back Scott. We've missed you.
Dean Evans, SFX MAGAZINE
Scott Lynch has upped his game in every sense, and any epic fantasy I read after this is going to have a damned difficult act to follow.
It is a well-written and overall thrilling book that will keep you engaged until late into the night.
Locke Lamora is proving to be one of the most engaging and enigmatic characters in fantasy, reading his voice is pure delight.
Scott Lynch is undoubtedly a master of the modern fantasy genre.
Paul Holmes, THEELOQUENTPAGE.CO.UK
Everything fans of The Gentleman Bastards are waiting for, and a lot that they won't expect.