The Lies of Locke Lamora

Scott Lynch

Shelfie Score: 58%

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Publisher: Hachette UK
Pages: 544


They say that the Thorn of Camorr can beat anyone in a fight. They say he steals from the rich and gives to the poor. They say he's part man, part myth, and mostly street-corner rumor. And they are wrong on every count. Only averagely tall, slender, and god-awful with a sword, Locke Lamora is the fabled Thorn, and the greatest weapons at his disposal are his wit and cunning. He steals from the rich - they're the only ones worth stealing from - but the poor can go steal for themselves. What Locke...

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Adrienne Piasta

Pretty awesome story. I love the way it went back and forth in each character's history to develop. Ocean's 11 meets Pirates of the Caribbean. The next two will be definite 2018 reads


The beginning was a bit uninteresting to me (even though things were happening), but after about 200-250 pages it picked up and things got really crazy really fast. And really bloody and emotional. I couldn't put it down after that!


Bookaxe Characteristics for The Lies of Locke Lamora

Character and Plot:

Characters in depth

Fast-paced plot

Language and Style:

Straight to the point

Language and style central

New Information:

Pure entertainment

Introduces you to new ideas


Explores the darker side of life
Light-hearted and optimistic


No swearing or violence etc
Frequent swearing and violence etc

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