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Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, Book 2) (edition 2001)

by Jim Butcher

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Member:mamzel
Title:Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, Book 2)
Authors:Jim Butcher
Info:Roc (2001), Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
Collections:2013
Rating:***1/2
Tags:Chicago, wizard, murder, werewolves, mystery, AD, 13 in 13

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Fool Moon by Jim Butcher

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I enjoyed the story. I still have a bit of a tough time with Harry's "chivalry" but the fact that he fully admits he's sort of a sexist but because he wants to treat a woman well and protect her helps me not want to punch him sometimes. But this book did have him feeling sorry for himself quite a bit. I feel like he did that in the last one, too, but it's been awhile.

I will probably read the next in the series at some point. I do like the characters and the story lines are dark and fun. ( )
  amcheri | Aug 22, 2016 |
Murphy completely ruined this book for me. ( )
  Aneris | Aug 12, 2016 |
I found this to be a mediocre follow-up to the first book in the series. I felt the characters had become more one-dimensional and the story less interesting.

As you might guess from the title, Harry Dresden, Wizard, is dealing with werewolves in this part of the Dresden files. There are some interesting additions to werewolf lore but no interesting additions to Harry or his world.

James Marters' reading adds a deep world-weary tone to the audiobook. ( )
1 vote dougcornelius | Jul 25, 2016 |
Harry is stretched past his limits in this confrontation between his power and the assorted variety of werewolves that populate this novel. I was very interested in the kinds of magic Harry was able to do and also a bit overwhelmed with the very graphic nature of the violence. ( )
  tjsjohanna | Jul 8, 2016 |
Fool Moon - Butcher
Audio performance by James Marsters
3 stars

This second book in the Dresden Files series confirmed my opinion of the first one. Harry Dresden is a good guy. I like him. But, he has so many dangerous paranormal adventures that they become tediously predictable. This book did not have as much humorous byplay as the first book. There were a few too many descriptions of beautiful, partially or fully naked females for my tastes. I’m sure that would not trouble the author’s obvious target audience; young, adult males.
  msjudy | Jun 21, 2016 |
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Chong, VincentIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Marsters, JamesNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Could a werewolf be loose in Chicago? Common sense says no. The grisly evidence says yes. So does Harry Dresden. And with his weird connections, he should know.

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When the corpse of a brutally mutilated murder victim turns up at the time of the full moon, accompanied by some most unusual paw prints, professional wizard and supernatural investigator Harry Dresden finds himself searching Chicago for the werewolf stalking the city.… (more)

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