The Republic of Thieves : Gentleman Bastard Sequence

  • by Scott Lynch
  • Narrated by Michael Page
  • Series: Gentleman Bastard Sequence
  • 23 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

He's back! The long-awaited return of the most exciting new commercial fantasy writer of the 21st century.
After their adventures on the high seas, Locke and Jean are brought back to earth with a thump. Jean is mourning the loss of his lover and Locke must live with the fallout of crossing the all-powerful magical assassins, the Bonds Magi. It is a fallout that will pit both men against Locke's own long-lost love.
Sabetha is Locke's childhood sweetheart, the love of Locke's life, and now it is time for them to meet again. Employed on different sides of a vicious dispute between factions of the Bonds, Sabetha has just one goal: to destroy Locke forever.
The Gentleman Bastard sequence has become a literary sensation in fantasy circles and now, with the third book, Scott Lynch is set to seal that success.

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What made the experience of listening to The Republic of Thieves the most enjoyable?

I read this as the last of the tales of Locke Lamora and it answers many of the questions from the rest of the series


Who was your favorite character and why?

Locke is an excellent and slippery rogue for whom no good deed goes unpunished


Which scene did you most enjoy?

Hiding their sponsors body


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

I wouldn't make a film of this as it is the last of a series of 5 books


Any additional comments?

There was too much emphasis on the play they were performing and this detracted from the ongoig plot

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- adeandsue

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Would you listen to The Republic of Thieves again? Why?

Most certainly. I re-listened to the first two books in preparation for this and I look forward to listening to them again in the future.


What was one of the most memorable moments of The Republic of Thieves?

Without mentioning spoilers, I'd say it has to be the parts of the book that look at Locke's childhood, especially the part where Sabetha gets caught trying to steal an emerald necklace... those of you who've read the book know why!


Have you listened to any of Michael Page’s other performances? How does this one compare?

I really enjoy Michael's work. He does some nice rough voices which really add to the reading. This time around he's just as good as ever.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

There are some strong revelations about Locke's past that really hit you hard. Don't want to spoil them, just read it.


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- Stephen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-10-2013
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group