Since 'The Lies of Locke Lamora', I can not seem to pass any fantasy book with thieves and promise of humor. This book however is not of a caliber of..Show More » 'The Lies..'. It is pretty much a standard fantasy book about two thieves who also are little bit of magician and priest (go figure). Use of magic openly used to gain more power magical powers by the main bad guy making this book pretty much standard.
Characters are flushed out to an extent, but I am not too sure if world building is as good. There is humor in the book as well, but it will not make the reader uncontrollably laugh while driving.
There are couple of interesting points in the book. The pact with the devil is of unique kind I thought. Also, end has a bit of a surprise as well. Depending on your perspective, it could be a one of the more satisfying endings.
Another good reason to pick this book up would be the narrator. I am having 'King Killer Chronicles' withdrawals and listening to Nick Podehl helps : ) Needless to say that narration is very good and entertaining.
In conclusion, it is light standard fantasy book with good narration. I would recommend this book for times when we are waiting for high caliber books to arrive.