The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

[rating=3] Do you enjoy anti-heroes, scoundrels, vengeance and blood? If so, huzzah! ‘The Lies of Locke Lamora’ is for you. It’s a boys-own adventure, the stuff of campfire legends. Tintin and Ocean’s Eleven and James Bond rolled into one. A Big Fish story, figuratively and literally, in that it is both crammed full of large […]

A Quiver Full Of Arrows by Jeffrey Archer

[rating=3] Thank goodness Jeffrey Archer got a Baronetcy in 1992. The man has an unhealthy preoccupation with rank, status, and money (as this collection of short stories will attest). Written in 1980, ‘A Quiver Full of Arrows’ features vignettes of a simpler time, before email and cellular phones and Twitter and Facebook cluttered up our […]