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Storm Front (Dresden Files) de Jim Butcher
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Storm Front (Dresden Files) (edició 2000)

de Jim Butcher (Autor)

Sèrie: The Dresden Files (1)

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A modern-day mage and consultant to the police finds his stale life suddenly enlivened by the presence of a rival in the black arts.
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Títol:Storm Front (Dresden Files)
Autors:Jim Butcher (Autor)
Informació:Roc (2000), Edition: 1st, 372 pages
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Storm Front de Jim Butcher

  1. 181
    Fool Moon de Jim Butcher (Siesser)
  2. 130
    Something from the Nightside de Simon R. Green (amberwitch, plutoempress, lookitisheef, DovSherman)
    amberwitch: A tough P.I. with a number of convenient talents making a living and trying to uncover the secrets of his own origin in the magical Nightside of London.
    plutoempress: similar style, though i (and this is my opinion) find john taylor funnier than harry dresden.
    lookitisheef: Jim Butcher and Simon R. Green both have created great supernatural male-lead detective series. I think they provide a nice balance to the girls-kick-butt series out there...don't get me wrong, I love the work of Kim Harrison and Laurell K. Hamilton (to name a couple), but it's nice to see that authors can create plausible male leads in the supernatural fiction world, too.… (més)
  3. 130
    Rivers of London de Ben Aaronovitch (majkia)
    majkia: both involve paranormal mystery and smart-ass dialog.
  4. 110
    Hounded de Kevin Hearne (clif_hiker, al.vick)
  5. 113
    Dead Witch Walking de Kim Harrison (cjacklen)
    cjacklen: A crime-fighting witch quits her job to become a PI. Faster pace and more addictive than than "Storm Front".
  6. 125
    Neverwhere de Neil Gaiman (Polenth)
  7. 71
    The Man With The Golden Torc de Simon R. Green (dmacmillan, Scottneumann)
    dmacmillan: Similar in tone to Butcher's Dresden Files but bigger in scope and with perhaps an even wilder storyline.
  8. 71
    Night Watch de Sergei Lukyanenko (FFortuna)
  9. 30
    Nightlife de Rob Thurman (gluestick)
    gluestick: Brothers Cal & Niko Leandros battle monsters while on the run from Auphe.Doesn't help that Cal is half Auphe.
  10. 30
    Libriomancer de Jim C. Hines (kqueue)
    kqueue: I found many similarities between Isaac Vainio and Harry Dresden. Both are cynical, powerful, heroes with a dark sense of humor, who are on the fringes of their official organization but are called in to save the day. Both books feature many mythical creatures, and have a good versus evil theme in a fast-paced adventure.… (més)
  11. 30
    Thicker Than Water (Felix Castor) de Mike Carey (BeckyJG)
  12. 30
    Fables, Vol. 01: Legends in Exile de Bill Willingham (FFortuna)
  13. 31
    The Devil You Know de Mike Carey (amberwitch, TheLibraryhag)
    amberwitch: Same noir feel, more interesting first person narrator. Lovely London descriptions.
  14. 31
    A Madness of Angels de Kate Griffin (amberwitch, questionablepotato, mysterymax)
    mysterymax: Anyone who enjoys the Dresden File series would, I think enjoy the Matthew Swift books.
  15. 20
    John Constantine, Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits de Garth Ennis (Cynara)
    Cynara: I think Harry Dresden may be a distant, nicer relation of Hellblazer's John Constantine.
  16. 20
    The Tomb de F. Paul Wilson (Scottneumann)
  17. 20
    Monster de A. Lee Martinez (smammers)
    smammers: If you enjoy urban fantasy with a healthy dose of sarcastic humor thrown in, you'll love these books!
  18. 20
    Dead Eye: Pennies for the Ferryman de Jim Bernheimer (enrique_molinero, gluestick)
    gluestick: Lone wolf hero.After coming back from Iraq and getting a donor eye he starts seeing ghosts. Next best thing while waiting for the newest Dresden files book.
  19. 20
    Unshapely Things de Mark Del Franco (MyriadBooks)
  20. 20
    Sweet Silver Blues de Glen Cook (MyriadBooks)

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Es mostren 1-5 de 534 (següent | mostra-les totes)
I like Butcher's characters better than I like his writing style. ( )
  KittyCunningham | Apr 26, 2021 |
3.25*
I enjoyed the overall plot, but being in Harry Dresden's head got to be a little much at times. His viewpoint of women and their apparent role to only be something good to look at became tiring after a while. I'll give book #2 a try but if that tone continues, I'm not sure how far I'll go in the series. ( )
  courty4189 | Mar 24, 2021 |
This is a blame it on Litsy book. I saw a review and I thought I have to read this one. I knew there was a TV series based on the books. Other than that, I was blind going in. So I purchased the first three books in the series used. At the time, I thought maybe I should just buy the first and wait to see how I like it before investing in anymore. They were cheap and I couldn't resist, so home came three cheap but gently used books. After reading the first I wish I had bought more.

This book does kick off the series with a bang. The author gave the main character of Harry Dresden just the right amount of humility and coolness to go along with his wizardly gifts to make his interesting. The fact that he is a detective and works to help people added a ton of likeability to him and the story. The plot was well done and exciting. So exciting, I read this in two days. Can't wait to start the next book. ( )
  purpledog | Mar 18, 2021 |
I seem to be enjoying The Dresden Files a bit more this time around. ( )
  wetdryvac | Mar 2, 2021 |
The first book in The Dresden Files is by no means perfect, but it is the beginning of an excellent series.

If you are not hooked by the first book, but enjoy the premise and characters stick around. The books in the series just gets better and better as the writing, characters and stories develops nicely. ( )
  snorrelo | Feb 22, 2021 |
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Storm Front's premise is pretty slim.. But Butcher makes it work, through a combination of interesting characters, tight plotting, and fresh, breezy writing. This is definitely not deep reading, but it is a whole lot of fun.
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Butcher, Jimautor primaritotes les edicionsconfirmat
Langowski, JürgenTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Marsters, JamesNarradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
McGrath, ChrisAutor de la cobertaautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
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For Debbie Chester, who taught me everything I really needed to know about writing. And for my father, who taught me everything I really needed to know about living. I miss you dad.
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"An actual wizard?" he asked, grinning, as though I should let him in on the joke. "Spells and potions? Demons and incantations? Subtle and quick to anger?"
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