Anglais Red Seas Under Red Skies

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In his highly acclaimed debut, The Lies of Locke Lamora, Scott Lynch took us on an adrenalinefueled adventure with a band of daring thieves led by con artist extraordinaire Locke Lamora. Now Lynch brings back his outrageous hero for a caper so deathdefying, nothing short of a miracle will pull it off.After a brutal battle with the underworld that nearly destroyed him, Locke and his trusted sidekick, Jean, fled the island city of their birth and landed on the exotic shores of Tal Verrar to nurse their wounds. But even at this westernmost edge of civilization, they canyes'>#8217;t rest for longyes'>#8212;and are soon back to what they do best: stealing from the undeserving rich and pocketing the proceeds for themselves. This time, however, they have targeted the grandest prize of all: the Sinspire, the most exclusive and heavily guarded gambling house in the world. Its nine floors attract the wealthiest clienteleyes'>#8212;and to rise to the top, one must impress with good credit, amusing behavioryes'>#8230;and excruciatingly impeccable play. For there is one cardinal rule, enforced by Requin, the houseyes'>#8217;s coldblooded master: it is death to cheat at any game at the Sinspire. Brazenly undeterred, Locke and Jean have orchestrated an elaborate plan to lie, trick, and swindle their way up the nine floorsyes'>#8230;straight to Requinyes'>#8217;s teeming vault. Under the cloak of false identities, they meticulously make their clmbyes'>#8212;until they are closer to the spoils than ever. But someone in Tal Verrar has uncovered the duoyes'>#8217;s secret. Someone from their past who has every intention of making the impudent criminals pay for their sins. Now it will take every ounce of cunning to save their mercenary souls. And even that may not be enough.yes'>#8230;From the Hardcover edition.

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