Monthly Archives: March 2014

Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

Republic of Thieves is the third in the Gentleman Bastards Sequence by Scott Lynch. Following on from the gloriously-titled The Lies of Locke Lamora and Red Skies Over Red Seas, the series follows Locke Lamora and his colleague Jean Tannen, the last remaining members of the eponymous Gentleman Bastards, a collective of thieves specialising in deception and the long con. Read the rest of this entry

King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

King of Thorns is the sequel to Prince of Thorns, telling the story of teenage mercenary turned ruler Jorg Ancrath, in a post-apocalyptic fantasy Europe, and it’s a good example of a concept for a story being better than the story itself.

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