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The Republic of Thieves - Scott Lynch
The Republic of Thieves
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4.10 25
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780575077010 (0575077018)
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 598
Edition language: English
Series: Gentleman Bastard (#3)
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traciloudin
traciloudin rated it
0.0 Republic of Thieves doesn't live up to the legacy of the Lies of Locke Lamora
I loved LLL but hated Red Seas Under Red Skies. It's rare that my husband Dorian loves a book that I don't, but that was the case this time, unfortunately. Maybe it's because I had high expectations, but it was only because I loved LLL that I kept reading at all. First, every other chapter is set in...
juniper green
juniper green rated it
3.0 The Republic of Thieves
Oh well, that dragged. This mostly served to set the scene for the following books in the Gentleman Bastard series and to introduce Locke and Sabetha's relationship - at great lenght, with Locke being a doormat and Sabethe being... not half bad, actually. I liked her much more than I thought I would...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
4.0 The Republic of Thieves
The Republic of Thieves is the third book in Scott Lynch’s ongoing Gentleman Bastard series. Wait! Where you going? You don’t need to be familiar with the series to read this review. All you need is some tolerance for paragraphs of prattle.The series (so far) is basically about the adventures of Loc...
Book it Chewie
Book it Chewie rated it
4.0
Slightly less impressed by this one, I must say. The only time I actually enjoy politics is when it's glossed over very well with a fantasy veneer, so I was excited to read about the main plot for Republic of Thieves. However - more of the story was spent on the past Gentlemen Bastards rather than...
SSkorkowsky
SSkorkowsky rated it
I loved The Lies of Locke Lamora. I was underwhelmed with Red Seas Under Red Skies. Lynch's 3rd Gentleman Bastards novel is a great improvement over the second book, but not as stellar as the first. The Republic of Thieves is two stories. The first picks up right after the end of Red Seas Under Red ...
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