Jim Butcher Writing Styles in Cold Days: A Novel of the Dresden Files

Jim Butcher
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Point of View

Cold Days is told exclusively from the first person-limited point of view of wizard Harry Dresden. The reader is confined to Dresden's thoughts and experiences, and consumed—right along with him—with his doubts, inner battles, and feelings. The reader is limited to knowing only what Dresden knows, and so discovers the answers to various mysteries as he does, many of which have been carried over from previous novels in the series. Because of this limitation, many of the feelings and motivations of Dresden's friends and enemies remain a mystery, aside from his own assumptions and beliefs about them. The narrator Dresden often references his own cluelessness in regards to love and family and the trust required to maintain them.

Setting

The setting of Cold Days is in present-day Chicago and the eternity of the Nevernever, which overlap at various points, so that Dresden...

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