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Scott Lynch

Birthdate: 2. April 1978
Other names: اسکات لینچ, Скот Линч, Սքոթ Լինչ, 스콧 린치

Scott Lynch is an American fantasy author who wrote the Gentleman Bastard series of novels. His first novel, The Lies of Locke Lamora, was purchased by Orion Books in August 2004 and published in June 2006 under the Gollancz imprint in the United Kingdom and under the Bantam imprint in the United States. The next two novels in the series, Red Seas Under Red Skies and The Republic of Thieves, were published in 2007 and 2013, respectively. Wikipedia

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„There’s no freedom quite like the freedom of being constantly underestimated.“

—  Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora

Source: The Lies of Locke Lamora (2006), Chapter 4 “At the Court of Capa Barsavi” section 5 (p. 219)

„Difficult" and "impossible" are cousins often mistaken for one another, with very little in common.“

—  Scott Lynch, book Red Seas Under Red Skies

Source: Red Seas Under Red Skies (2007), Chapter 2 “Requin” section 3 (p. 93)
Context: “I say again, impossible.”
“And I correct you again. Difficult. ‘Difficult’ and ‘impossible’ are cousins often mistaken for one another, with very little in common.”

„You can’t help being young, but it’s past time that you stopped being stupid.“

—  Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora

Interlude “Locke Stays for Dinner” section 1 (p. 121)
Source: The Lies of Locke Lamora (2006)

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„I don't expect life to make sense," he said after a few moments, "but it could certainly be pleasant if it would stop kicking us in the balls.“

—  Scott Lynch, book The Republic of Thieves

Source: The Republic of Thieves (2013), Chapter 5 “The Five-Year Game: Starting Position” section 1 (p. 250)
Context: Locke put his head in his hands and sighed.
“I don’t expect life to make sense,” he said after a few moments, “but it would certainly be pleasant if it would stop kicking us in the balls.”

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