“Apparently,” I said, “you can teach me how to walk through walls, stop the flow of time and kill people with a single stare.” I waited. He didn’t say anything. “Is that right?”
And so, the narrator starts as a magic adept. The magic works, although the narrator is always sceptical. He doesn’t attend yet another boring magic school but it turns out completely different with lots of twists and turns.
Review: Funny con-men story employing its greatest strength: Constant surprises. In addition, you’ll get a nice character study of a reluctant rogue and some philosphical musings about learning. The lightness in tone reminds me a lot of The Lies of Locke Lamorra.