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Gentlemen Bastards Series: Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

This has definitely been one of the most enjoyable books I have read in the recent times. When I say enjoyable, don’t be mistaken that I don’t enjoy the rest of the gems thrown up in this hunt to uncover good books being published out there.   But this one takes the cake in the recent times! Hands-down winner (A happy “cat-that-swallowed-the-canary” smile stretching from infinity to infinity!) Mr.   Scott Lynch – I am a FAN. A big one. The size of a drop of Jupiter.   In Lock Lamora, Lynch has given us a hero whom you would root for, come rain, come sun, come hell highwater. One of the cheekiest bastards with a knack for getting away from impossible situations, a Venetian robin hood with a conscience and heart of gold, a con-man par excellence, Lock Lamora cannot be straight-jacketed into any “typical” categories of “heroes”. He’s pure spun silk. One that slips past your heart trenches and firmly gets lodged right in the deep most holds of your hearts. When the tempo of this first