May 2012 Book of the Month. In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her desire for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do?
But don't just take our word for it, here is a review from Harriet Cunningham, who is an avid reader and also a member of the Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel:
'The Infernal Devices' series is without a doubt one of my favourite book series' of all time. I'm not going to spoil the details for you, the unpredictability of these books is part of the reason I was unable to put them down. Instead, I think telling you my reaction will be persuasive enough.
I fell in love with the story. Cassandra Clare writes beautifully and her descriptions create characters that are so incredibly true to life and genuine. However, these are characters that live in a very different world to what you and I experience, and it’s escapism at its best.
The complexity of the story and the originality of the plot only add to the intrigue and once you look up several days later, I can guarantee that you will do nothing but want to go back.'
This title is second in the New York Times bestselling urban fantasy series set in Victorian London. Love and lies can corrupt even the purest heart...In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her desire for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will - the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do? As their dangerous search for the truth leads the three friends into peril, Tessa's heart is ever more torn, especially when one of their own betrays them...
The first book in the series, Clockwork Angel, debuted at number one on the New York Times Bestseller list and spent ten weeks in the charts. Casting has begun for Cassandra Clare's first bestselling urban fantasy series, The Mortal Instruments, and filming is expected to begin shortly.
'Sheer pace, style and exuberance' – INIS
|Publication date:||3rd May 2012|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||13+ readers|
|Genres:||Fantasy / Magical|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month|
Cassandra Clare is the author of the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Lady Midnight, as well as the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and Infernal Devices trilogy. She is the coauthor of The Bane Chronicles with Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson and Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy with Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, and Robin Wasserman, as well as The Shadowhunter’s Codex, which she cowrote with her husband, Joshua Lewis. Her books have more than 50 million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages, a feature film, and a TV ...More About Cassandra Clare
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