The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

The Lies of Locke Lamora

Gentleman Bastard #1

Scott Lynch

fiction fantasy adventurous dark funny medium-paced

722 pages | first published 2006

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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 stor...
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Summary of 15436 reviews

Moods

adventurous 95%
dark 64%
funny 61%
tense 47%
mysterious 42%
emotional 32%
sad 11%
challenging 9%
lighthearted 9%
hopeful 2%
inspiring 2%
reflective 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 19%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 21% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.29

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