Fool Moon - Jim Butcher Reviews
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by - written on 16/08/07 (Very useful, 45 readings)
If you have perhaps caught the television show on SKY ONE based on this new series of novels about Private Eye-turned-wizard Harry Dresden, then you might be a little put off in reading the original novels. This would be a mistake as these are both much more unique and entertaining than the T.V series would have you believe. In fact the show comes over like a very bad episode of Angel or Buffy with none of the charateristics that make the novels such fun. Harry Dresden is Chicago's only practising wizard who occasionally works in connection with a special branch of the Chicago P.D that deals exclusively with abnormal murder scenes. Following events in the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/08/07 (Very useful, 102 readings)
As a copious reader of crime fiction I have witnessed many different attempts at authors seeking new and refreshing ways to add spice and originality to their particular take on the Private Eye genre. The generic author will stick to an ex-cop who has an alcohol problem and an ex-wife. Some authors may move away from this by having a burglar solve cases or a mobile Librarian. These twists may seem peculiar to you, but they are nowhere near the extreme notions that I have read. How about a Vampire who seeks justice for the underworld, or even a dinosaur dressed in a man suit? Now added to this list of peculiar PIs is Harry Dresden, a typical Chicago gum shoe, typical Read the complete review
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