That’s right folks. I know some of you are rereading that post title over and over. The Little Red Reviewer and I have been plotting for months on this one. Together with some other great bloggers, we’re bringing your five golden weeks of Gentlemen Bastardness. Lynn’s Book Blog, Over the Effing Rainbow, and Tethyan Books will be joining us as cohosts, because they are brave, excited, and perhaps just a touch gentlemanly bastards too.
The Republic of Thieves is Book 3 in the Gentlemen Bastard series by Scott Lynch. Book 3 has been long in the making and many of us Bastards are quite ecstatic over it’s release, which is today, Oct. 8th, here in the states. As you can see by the schedule, we’re giving you a few weeks to get your hands on a copy of the book, and read or reread the first two in the series (The Lies of Locke Lamora and Red Seas Under Red Skies).
If you haven’t run into this series before, you are missing out. There’s thieves, knife work, plenty of humor, high stakes, pirates, ancient messed up societies, sorcery, mule urine, and a touch of mysterious romance. Oh, and lots of cussing. My man loves the audio versions and highly recommends them if audio is your thing. He’ll be joining us too, but will probably remain behind the scenes, tho I will attribute my snarky comments to him if anyone questions them.
If you’d like to be a part of this madness, leave me a comment with an email to contact you or email me directly (nrlymrtl at gmail dot com) with your desire to receive the discussion questions a few days before each post date.
Week 1 – prologue thru Intersect I, hosted by Dab of Darkness, questions go out Oct 25, posts go up Oct 28
week 2 – chapter 3 thru interlude “Bastards Abroad”, hosted by Over the Effing Rainbow, question go out Nov 1, posts go up Nov 4
week 3 – Chapter 6 thru Interlude “Aurin and Amadine”, hosted by Lynn’s Book Blog, questions go out Nov 8, posts go up Nov 11
week 4 – Chapter 8 thru chapter 10, hosted by Little Red Reviewer, questions go up Nov 15, posts go up Nov 18
week 5, – Interlude “Death masks” thru epilogue, hosted by Tethyan Books, questions go up Nov 22, posts go up Nov 25.