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Storm Front (Dresden Files Series #1) -
Storm Front (Dresden Files Series #1)
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My name is Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. Conjure by it at your own risk. I'm a wizard. I work out of an office in midtown Chicago. As far as I know, I'm the only openly practicing professional wizard in the country. You can find me in the yellow pages, under Wizards. Believe it or not,... show more
My name is Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. Conjure by it at your own risk. I'm a wizard. I work out of an office in midtown Chicago. As far as I know, I'm the only openly practicing professional wizard in the country. You can find me in the yellow pages, under Wizards. Believe it or not, I'm the only one there. With rent past due and a decent meal becoming an issue of some importance, Harry needs work, and soon. A call from a distraught wife, and another from Lt Murphy of the Chicago PD Special Investigation Unit makes Harry believe things are looking up, but they are about to get worse, much worse. Someone is harnessing immense supernatural forces to commit a series of grisly murders. Someone has violated the first law of magic: Thou Shalt Not Kill. Tracking that someone takes Harry into the dangerous underbelly of Chicago, from mobsters...
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Format: ebook
ASIN: 9780451457813
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
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1st Avenue
1st Avenue rated it
0.0 Storm Front (Dresden Files #1)
I tried the first chapter, and it's just not something I'm interested in reading further. Harry Dresden seems like he has a high propensity to be an asshole. Assholery is fine, if it's written well and there's a point to it. There doesn't seem to be a point to it in Harry's personality though. Not f...
A PhD in Fantasy
A PhD in Fantasy rated it
3.0 Storm Front (Dresden Files Series #1)
Some will say: since Storm Front is Butcher's first, the writing is amateurish at best. Others will complain about the latent sexism and all the bad tropes from the "Noir" genre. You might find that part of the story is incoherent or makes no sense at all. Worse, characters' motives are made to suit...
MandyM
MandyM rated it
3.0 Storm Front (Dresden Files Series #1)
I think this was a case where the book had received so much hype that I was bound to be disappointed when faced with the reality. I saw another reviewer described it as magic-noir and that is a perfect description because upon reading the first few chapters you feel as if you've been transported int...
Unraveling Words
Unraveling Words rated it
3.0 Storm Front (Dresden Files Series #1)
Have heard so many great things about this series. It didn't quite live up to my expectations, but it was still a good start to the series.I loved Harry though, his a bit shy, caring, a gentleman and funny. He is a great narrator. Notice how I didn't say smart? That was my problem. Even though he ca...
melissawritergrrlreads
melissawritergrrlreads rated it
3.0 Storm Front (Dresden Files Series #1)
There wasn't anything terrible about this book, but nothing that really blew my mind either. The book was chosen as a selection for an upcoming book club meeting and, after finishing it, I'm honestly not sure what we're going to talk about! The writing was so-so, the plot was interesting enough th...
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