The world isn't just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no?
And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no?
Doesn't that make life a story?
- Yann Martel, Life of Pi
Mr. Lynch, you have me thoroughly captured by your humour, your writing, your characters and your awe-inspiring imagination regarding the complex cultures in the world of the Gentlemen Bastards.
The Lies of Locke Lamora introduced me to this merry band of thieves, both making me crack up and breaking my heart in turn, Red Seas Over Red Skies solidified the true bromance that is Locke Lamora and Jean Tannen, and The Republic of Thieves now introduced the long-awaited character of Sabetha, the Rose of Camorr to Locke's Thorn.
Ok, my New. Favourite. Ongoing. Series.
Also, if I read into a couple statements right, the best subtle reveal I've read since Hannah Moskowitz's Teeth.