It took me a while to get into The Lies of Locke Lamora because it has a slow build up with lots of exposition. It was never annoying though and the further I got in the book the harder it was to put down. The Lies of Locke Lamora is an excellent book and I can highly recommend it to anyone who likes Fantasy as a genre, interesting characters and good solid world building.
The fictional city of Camorr, where the titular Locke Lamora lives and steals things, is almost a character in it’s own right in that is is so richly described and full off nooks and cranny’s yet to be discovered.
I enjoyed Locke’s character quite a lot, although like the book itself it was one that had to grow on me while reading. (I often like roguish characters instantly, so this was different from the norm for me.) I also really felt connected to Locke’s friend Jean Tannen. There are so many different and interesting people in this book, and I feel like each and everyone of them could be the main character of a next book. For the bookmark I have chosen some symbols that refer to some of these characters, and all together they could stand for Camorr as a whole. I hope that those of you who’ve read The Lies of Locke Lamora will see what I tried to get across in this bookmark.
Because I can’t get my scanner to work with my new computer, it took me a while to find a workable alternative. The scanner at my job does some weird auto contrast thing that doesn’t really look good for soft pencil work like with this bookmark, so in the end I just took a lot of photos with my camera trying to get the best angle. It’s not ideal, but it works.