The Republic of Thieves: The Gentleman Bastard Sequence, Book Three - Gentleman Bastard (Paperback)Scott Lynch (author)
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After their adventures on the high seas, Locke and Jean are brought back to earth with a thump. Jean is mourning the loss of his lover and Locke must live with the fallout of crossing the all-powerful magical assassins, the Bonds Magi.
It is a fallout that will pit both men against Locke's own long-lost love. Sabetha is Locke's childhood sweetheart, the love of Locke's life and now it is time for them to meet again. Employed on different sides of a vicious dispute between factions of the Bonds, Sabetha has just one goal - to destroy Locke for ever.
The Gentleman Bastard sequence has become a literary sensation in fantasy circles and now, with the third book, Scott Lynch is set to seal that success.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 736
Weight: 520 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 44 mm
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. * overtheeffingrainbow.blogspot.co.uk *
It is a well-written and overall thrilling book that will keep you engaged until late into the night. * theroamingbard.wordpress.com *
Locke Lamora is proving to be one of the most engaging and enigmatic characters in fantasy, reading his voice is pure delight. * SFFWorld.blogspot.co.uk *
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. * bookwormblues.net *
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