Jim Butcher

Discussion in 'Non-WOT - Literature and Fiction' started by Erin al'Denael, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Tannin Venatrix

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    Oh yeah forgot that part.:desk
     
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    So i finished Brief cases. It definitely helped ease the need for peace talks a bit. But i think a reread is in order. :D3
     
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    I'll have to track it down!
     
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    There was a reddit AMA where he said he's trying to get a draft out by September. Also he's getting married soon. So that could be why it's taking so long.
     
  6. Dnae Ila

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    He's getting married!? Congratulations to him! :joy
     
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    That's amazing!!!:D3 I will wait however long it takes i'm excited no matter what. Also i wouldn't mind more Butters and Marcone stories!
     
  8. Erin al'Denael

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    Wait...did he get divorced from his other wife then? :blink /confused
     
  9. Ealandrelle Melyma

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    I enjoyed the Brief Cases audiobook. All the stories were brilliant, and expertly narrated. James Marsters did a fantastic job with the zoo story :)

    Sadly it has made me more impatient for Peace Talks, not less :lol. I have re-downloaded Storm Front to start another re-listen in the meantime.
     
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    Not sure why you'd willingly put yourself through the first two books. :lol But you do you!
     
  11. Ealandrelle Melyma

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    What's wrong with the first two books?
     
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    I believe James Marsters is different in the first two audio wise. It's like hes still trying to grow into his voice.
     
  13. Ealandrelle Melyma

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    I can't say I've noticed it enough that it'd make me want to skip the books :look. I found Michael Kramer a heck of a lot more jarring in the early WoT audiobooks.
     
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    Marsters isn't the only one growing into the series, Butcher as well. I usually skip the first two, sometimes first three on a re-read (all re-reads are audiobooks). :)
     
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    I tend to just skip the first one. Though it is kind of funny when

    Harry teleports and ends up arrested for indecent exposure after fighting a toad demon.
     
  16. Ealandrelle Melyma

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    Meh, I tend to enjoy the little bits of foreshadowing in the first few books.
     
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    I stopped listening to the Dresden audio book because Marsters didn't have wny sarcasm or attitude in his voice at all, and I couldn't deal with a super-serious Dresden internal dialogue. Does that get better?
     
  18. Ealandrelle Melyma

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    He does get better, definitely. Like I said, the initial narration doesn't bother me too much, as I feel I've heard worse :lol But I do recognise that he gets better over time.
     
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    See, the first two books' narration doesn't really bother me - aside from Marsters not knowing how to pronounce a few things. (He definitely DOES get better, though!)

    Murphy in the first two books, however, almost made me quit the series. Even on a re-read, knowing how awesome she becomes, I still hated her. :x
     
  20. Ealandrelle Melyma

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    Murphy is still not one of my favourite characters. I have moments when I find her more tolerable than others, but in general, I don't mind the books where she's less involved :lol