Gentleman Bastard series’ review featured on NPR

Jason Heller has reviewed Scott Lynch’s series in a short piece for NPR titled “The Gentlemen Bastards Unfold Sumptuous Stories Within Stories.” Discussing the literary appeal of nesting narratives, Heller writes:

Lynch isn’t the only current fantasy author unfolding stories within stories โ€” the example that immediately leaps to mind being Patrick Rothfuss’ exquisitely framed Kingkiller Chronicle series. Lynch, though, is asking even bigger questions about the nature of truth. […] It’s a lot to tackle in a fantasy series, even one as broad and deep as this. But if Lynch has shown us anything so far, it’s that Locke and Jean โ€” lowly liars though they may be โ€” are more than up to the task.

It’s great to see such recognition!

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