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This book is the latest addition to Jim Butchers chronicles of the wizard Harry Dresden. Harry is a practicing wizard who advertises in the Chicago yellow pages. His recent actions, including starting a war with the vampires, have brought him to the attention of the White Council, a wizardly regulatory body, that Harry has had problems with in the past. In order not to be executed, Harry agrees to find out who killed the Summer Knight, the knight of the Summer court of the elves. Assisted by a band of pizza loving fairies and a pack of werewolves, Harry must find out who killed the knight before a war between the Elven courts destroys the world.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   humorous or laughable FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   unraveling a conspiracy Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   mage/magician Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   can cast many different spells


Earth setting:    -   current (early 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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