Geeks Friday Reads: The Lies of Locke Lamora

Happy Friday Gollancz Blog readers! We are excited to bring you a Gollancz Geeks review of The Lies of Locke Lamora from Alex Bradshaw at The Tempered Pen.  Let us know your thoughts about the Gentlemen Bastard Sequence in the comments below. Haven’t read the book yet? For this month only you can purchase The Lies of Locke Lamora ebook for £.99. Two things struck me when I first beheld The Lies of Locke Lamora. Firstly, the book itself. And secondly, that the quote from Richard Morgan contained the word ‘swashbuckling’. With regards to the book itself, I would like to give a…

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Read Seas Under Red Skies Read Along (Chapters 1-4)

Happy Tuesday Gollancz Blog readers. Welcome back to our Locke Lamora Read Along series as we get ready for the publication of The Republic of Thieves on the 10th October 2013. This week we are moving on to Red Seas Under Red Skies. The brilliant Marc from Fantasy Faction, returns to the Gollancz Blog with a insightful and in-depth look at the opening chapters of Red Seas Under Red Skies. If you missed last week’s read along you can catch up by clicking here. Are you reading along? Have you read the books already? We’ve got a series of discussion questions at the…

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Introducing the Red Seas Under Red Skies Read-Along

Hey Gollancz Geeks & Fantasy Factioners, I hope you enjoyed The Lies of Locke Lamora Read-Along and share the same burning desire as me to continue on with the series by way of Red Seas Under Red Skies. I found the Read-Along dynamic very rewarding. It was awesome to be able to discuss certain, more complex, events or passages with different readers and come to a mostly agreeable conclusion and it was equally interesting to have multiple perspectives on things such as why Scott Lynch put the various interludes where he did towards the end of the book too. It’s…

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The Lies of Locke Lamora Read Along- Week Four

Happy Tuesday Gollancz Blog readers we hope you all had a fantastic weekend! Welcome back for our fourth post in our Locke Lamora Read Along series. The brilliant Marc from Fantasy Faction, returns to the Gollancz Blog with a insightful and in-depth look at the final chapters of The Lies of Locke Lamora. If you missed last week’s read along you can catch up by clicking here. Are you reading along? Have you read the books already? We’ve got a series of discussion questions at the end of this blog post. We want to hear your thoughts! Leave us an answer in comments and be…

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The Lies of Locke Lamora Read Along Week Three: Chapters (and Interludes) 9-12

Happy Tuesday Gollancz Blog readers we hope you all had a fantastic Bank Holiday Weekend! Welcome back for our third post in our Locke Lamora Read Along series. The brilliant Marc from Fantasy Faction, returns to the Gollancz Blog with a insightful and in-depth look at chapters 9-12  (and interludes) of The Lies of Locke Lamora. If you missed last week’s read along you can catch up by clicking here. Are you reading along? Have you read the books already? We’ve got a series of discussion questions at the end of this blog post. We want to hear your thoughts! Leave us an answer in…

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