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The Dresdin Files, book 1: Storm Front
Bob of QF
I'm about 1/2 way through "Storm Front: The Dresdin Files", book 1

Yes,*that* Dresdin Files, the short-lived series on SciFi a while back.

The book is better than the series, and I *liked* the series.

Think Film Noir, with a bit of magic thrown in. Only few ordinary folk believe in magic....

Or, Philip Marloe with a wand. Sortof. He carries a gun, too...

Darkly humorous, seriously evil evil, magic, sympathetic "monsters", and monstrous humans (natch) round it out.

Characterization is quite good. Dresdin is not a super-hero by any means; rather he's a very ordinary guy with a (sortof) advantage: he's also a genuine wizard.

Recommended.
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Skeeve
Sounds like something I'd like. I'll have to find a copy and check it out.

Reminds me of 'The Wizard' series somewhat. The Wizard Enraged, The Wizard is missing, etc...

Not the same, but it came to mind while reading your overview.
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Bob of QF
I've tried to avoid any spoilers so common to "reviews". If one is simply going to re-hash the story, what's the point for the reader? :headscratch:

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