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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Moods

adventurous 95%
dark 64%
funny 61%
tense 49%
mysterious 45%
emotional 34%
sad 12%
lighthearted 10%
challenging 9%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
reflective 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 20%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Plot: 18% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.28