“Nice bird, arsehole.”
Out of context, that quote is just fun to say. In context, nestled into the pages of Scott Lynch’s The Lies of Locke Lamora, it’s one of the single funniest lines in any book I’ve ever read. The Gentleman Bastards series holds countless laughs among its pages, and the story is more fun to read than almost any other series I’ve read. And that’s why it’s the perfect candidate for a Book Rookie discussion.
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