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As Mentiras de Locke Lamora de Scott Lynch
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As Mentiras de Locke Lamora (edició 2014)

de Scott Lynch (Autor)

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An orphan's life is harsh-and often short-in the island city of Camorr, built on the ruins of a mysterious alien race. But born with a quick wit and a gift for thieving, Locke Lamora has dodged both death and slavery, only to fall into the hands of an eyeless priest known as Chains-a man who is neither blind nor a priest. A con artist of extraordinary talent, Chains passes his skills on to his carefully selected "family" of orphans-a group known as the Gentlemen Bastards. Under his tutelage, Locke grows to lead the Bastards, delightedly pulling off one outrageous confidence game after another. Soon he is infamous as the Thorn of Camorr, and no wealthy noble is safe from his sting.Passing themselves off as petty thieves, the brilliant Locke and his tightly knit band of light-fingered brothers have fooled even the criminal underworld's most feared ruler, Capa Barsavi. But there is someone in the shadows more powerful-and more ambitious-than Locke has yet imagined.Known as the Gray King, he is slowly killing Capa Barsavi's most trusted men-and using Locke as a pawn in his plot to take control of Camorr's underworld. With a bloody coup under way threatening to destroy everyone and everything that holds meaning in his mercenary life, Locke vows to beat the Gray King at his own brutal game-or die trying.… (més)
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Títol:As Mentiras de Locke Lamora
Autors:Scott Lynch (Autor)
Informació:Editora Arqueiro, Kindle Edition, 540 pages
Col·leccions:La teva biblioteca, Preferits
Valoració:*****
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The Lies of Locke Lamora de Scott Lynch

  1. 255
    El nom del vent : crònica de l'Assassí de Reis: primer dia de Patrick Rothfuss (MyriadBooks, Usuari anònim)
  2. 140
    Mistborn: The Final Empire de Brandon Sanderson (fyrefly98, souloftherose)
    souloftherose: Although the authors have different writing styles, both are epic fantasy books with a caper/heist/team of thieves at their centre
  3. 100
    The Swords of Lankhmar de Fritz Leiber Jr. (Rouge2507)
    Rouge2507: I'm convinced that "Fafhrd and Grey Mouser" books from Fritz Leiber are one of Lynch's sources of inspiration for Locke Lamora.
  4. 90
    Jhereg de Steven Brust (thegryph)
  5. 61
    Six of Crows de Leigh Bardugo (ajwseven, Carnophile)
    Carnophile: Who'd win in a fight between the Locke Lamora gang and the Kaz Brekker gang? I NEED to see this. No, it's not a contest, but boy would that be a fun read.
  6. 50
    Retribution Falls de Chris Wooding (majkia)
    majkia: outsiders, thieves, heists, pirates
  7. 40
    The Way of Shadows de Brent Weeks (simon211175)
  8. 20
    A Darker Shade of Magic de V. E. Schwab (foggidawn)
  9. 20
    Mélusine de Sarah Monette (Enyonam)
  10. 31
    Raffles: The Amateur Cracksman de E. W. Hornung (majkia)
    majkia: Although completely different settings, still the same lighthearted thievery going on.
  11. 20
    The Death of the Necromancer de Martha Wells (F_Urquhart)
  12. 10
    Among Thieves de Douglas Hulick (Melfice)
    Melfice: Each of these books delve into a world of thieves
  13. 10
    The Crown Conspiracy de Michael J. Sullivan (2seven)
  14. 10
    The Spirit Thief de Rachel Aaron (SockMonkeyGirl)
  15. 21
    Heroes Die de Matthew Woodring Stover (nsblumenfeld)
  16. 10
    Beyond the Shadows de Brent Weeks (mbdyer)
    mbdyer: Urban heroic fantasy with a touch of caper novel.
  17. 00
    The Palace Job de Patrick Weekes (Luisali)
  18. 22
    Sabriel de Garth Nix (MinaKelly)
  19. 00
    Swordspoint de Ellen Kushner (lottpoet)
    lottpoet: I thought the worlds/societies had a similar feel
  20. 00
    The Mime Order de Samantha Shannon (lottpoet)
    lottpoet: also features an underworld where a larger force disrupts business as usual

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Lynch, Scott. The Lies of Locke Lamora. Gentleman Bastard No. 1. Spectra, 2006.
Patrick Rothfuss, the author of the Kingkiller Chronicle, used to be miffed when he was called the “new Scott Lynch,” but on rereading The Lies of Locke Lamora, he said he realized Lynch had a better title, a better opening, and better dialogue than he did in his first novel, The Name of the Wind (2007). Maybe so, but Rothfuss and Lynch are certainly two of the best twenty-first-century writers of epic fantasy. Writers of fantasy must often balance pre-industrial realism with plots dependent on magic. George R. R. Martin, Rothfuss, and Lynch lean more toward realism than Tolkien. There is some magic in The Lies of Locke Lamora, but one could almost imagine rewriting it without Bondsmages and magic potions. The world of Locke’s childhood reminds one of Fagin and the Artful Dodger from Oliver Twist, and the Gentleman Bastards have more in common with the Gangs of New York than they do with Tolkien’s band of hobbits, dwarves, and elves.
Rothfuss is right to praise Lynch’s prose. Paragraph by paragraph, and episode by episode, Lynch builds an original and credible world. His characters are sharply delineated and readers care about their fates. We get to know Locke and his whole circle of friends and enemies. Larger structures are more problematic. A reader is too aware that this is the first novel in a trilogy that is bound to leave some loose ends. Sabetha, a girl compared early to Locke and who becomes the presumable love of Locke’s life, exists for the reader only as a name and reputation. One hopes she gets a bigger part later in the series. A strong 4 stars. ( )
  Tom-e | Jul 16, 2022 |
I do so love it when I'm wrong. See, I had sat this book aside as just not being for me, a while back. I'd just finished The First Law series so I just wasn't ready to visit another world.

But reddit claimed and claimed and claimed some more that I need to pick the book back up. Well I'm here to thank reddit.

I had stopped at page 80 and wouldn't you know that the excitement really picked up like 10 pages later! Suddenly I was engrossed. Suddenly I cared. And suddenly my opinion was set- this book is good.

If you like city fantasy- I've seen requests for such- this is for you. Oceans 11 meets fantasy. It's been a while since I cursed outlook at a situation or gasped in intrigued amusement. ( )
  KeriLSalyers | Jul 1, 2022 |
The Lies of Locke Lamora is a book that steadily gets better as it loses its dependance on a thesaurus and just settles into badass mode.

Badass mode, though, is too in-your-face. I love a good cocky line from characters in danger as much as the next girl, even when there are pages of nothing but that, but not when it's so constructed. I don't like to see the writing behind the story, I want to just be swept away by it!

Which I was, after a fashion. I feel like Lies, as Lynch's first novel, learns to crawl before it learns to walk, but then boy does it run.

The best thing about it is never a dull moment. At 700 thin pages, it's a normal sized book but you really feel like you got your money's worth.

Verdict: rocky beginning, then goes on to please!

Minor-ish spoiler: The whole time I thought Sabetha was going to be behind everything, or at least have an integral part in it, but she never showed up! Downright odd, is what it is. Maybe she's the bad guy in the sequel. ( )
  brutalstirfry | May 6, 2022 |
Loved this book! It's like Oliver Twist combined with the mafia set in a Venice like city with a bit of sorcery thrown in for good measure ( )
  eroga | May 5, 2022 |
A brilliant start to what promises to be a great series. Set in a pseudo Italian Renaissance type world, this time slip narrative deals with the development and subsequent maturation of a collection of thieves. With graphic depictions of torture, murder and language this isn’t a novel for children.

However there are some extremely amusing adult bouts of comedy and I look forward to attempting to read the second instalment. ( )
  aadyer | Apr 20, 2022 |
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Abercrombie, JoeIntroduccióautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
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At the height of the long wet summer of the Seventy-Seventh Year of Sendovani, the Thiefmaker of Camorr paid a sudden and unannounced visit to the Eyeless Priest at the Temple of Perelandro, desperately hoping to sell him the Lamora boy.
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We don't believe in hard work when a false face and a good line of bullshit can do so much more.
Locke is our brother and our love for him knows no bounds. But the four most fatal words in the Therin language are 'Locke would appreciate it.'
Rivaled only by 'Locke taught me a new trick'.
Catbridges were another legacy of the Eldren who’d ruled before the coming of men: narrow glass arches no wider than an ordinary man’s hips, arranged in pairs over most of Camorr’s canals and at several places along the Angevine River. Although they looked smooth, their glimmering surfaces were as rough as shark’s-hide leather; for those with a reasonable measure of agility and confidence, they provided the only convenient means of crossing water at many points. Traffic was always one-directional over each catbridge; ducal decree clearly stated that anyone going the wrong direction could be shoved off by those with the right-of-way.
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An orphan's life is harsh-and often short-in the island city of Camorr, built on the ruins of a mysterious alien race. But born with a quick wit and a gift for thieving, Locke Lamora has dodged both death and slavery, only to fall into the hands of an eyeless priest known as Chains-a man who is neither blind nor a priest. A con artist of extraordinary talent, Chains passes his skills on to his carefully selected "family" of orphans-a group known as the Gentlemen Bastards. Under his tutelage, Locke grows to lead the Bastards, delightedly pulling off one outrageous confidence game after another. Soon he is infamous as the Thorn of Camorr, and no wealthy noble is safe from his sting.Passing themselves off as petty thieves, the brilliant Locke and his tightly knit band of light-fingered brothers have fooled even the criminal underworld's most feared ruler, Capa Barsavi. But there is someone in the shadows more powerful-and more ambitious-than Locke has yet imagined.Known as the Gray King, he is slowly killing Capa Barsavi's most trusted men-and using Locke as a pawn in his plot to take control of Camorr's underworld. With a bloody coup under way threatening to destroy everyone and everything that holds meaning in his mercenary life, Locke vows to beat the Gray King at his own brutal game-or die trying.

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