Lynch has written an excellent story in the spirit of Fritz Leiber, with characters that do full justice to their Grey Mouser and Fafhrd ancestry. Pas..Show More »tiche this is not. Witty, cunning, and occasionally swashbuckling, his characters dance through the stained glory of their fabulously imagined city and into a special place in fantasy folklore.
The audio book is beautifully read by Michael Page, and you can tell that he is relishing the plummy accents of the extended cast.
The Lies of Locke Lamora was a remarkable story of derring-do, the likes of which I don't think I have ever come across before. Funny, witty, incredi..Show More »bly tight and fast paced - who could ask for more. Well, the follow up is good, but lacks a little bit of charm and polish. The plot is a bit convoluted in that it relies on ever more far fetched bits of dialogue between our hero and the two bad guys in order to keep us moving along. Let us hope that the next instalment sees a return to form.