The Clockwork Prince ( The Infernal Devices, Book Two) - by Cassandra Clare (Hardcover)
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About the BookIn the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute. If Charlotte loses her position, Tessa will be out on the street--and easy prey for the mysterious Magister, who wants to use Tessa's powers for his own dark ends.
Book SynopsisTrue love is shrouded in secrets and lies in the enchanting second book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Infernal Devices Trilogy, prequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute. If Charlotte loses her position, Tessa will be out on the street--and easy prey for the mysterious Magister, who wants to use Tessa's powers for his own dark ends. With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister's war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal. He blames them for a long-ago tragedy that shattered his life. To unravel the secrets of the past, the trio journeys from mist-shrouded Yorkshire to a manor house that holds untold horrors, from the slums of London to an enchanted ballroom where Tessa discovers that the truth of her parentage is more sinister than she had imagined. When they encounter a clockwork demon bearing a warning for Will, they realize that the Magister himself knows their every move--and that one of their own has betrayed them. Tessa finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, though her longing 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 Magister and the truth leads the friends into peril, Tessa learns that when love and lies are mixed, they can corrupt even the purest heart.
Review QuotesA purple page turner.
--Kirkus Reviews, November 2011 This novel offers mystery, adventure, and, most importantly, a delicious love triangle. . . . It will not disappoint fans and it will definitely leave them eager for the conclusion of the trilogy.
--SLJ, January 2012 Whether it's the overly tight corsets or the smell of dark magic that hangs in the air like sulfur mixed with the Thames on a hot day, there's something about Victorian England that heightens tensions, both romantic and paranormal. In Clockwork Prince, the second installment in a prequel trilogy to the bestselling The Mortal Instruments series, Cassandra Clare demonstrates her relentless authorial alchemy, blending societal restraint and an otherworldly battle into a steamy steampunk drama.
--Los Angeles Times, December 2011 "Clare delivers in this trilogy second. . . . Really very well done. Be sure to start with the first in the Infernal Devices trilogy, Clockwork Angel, to best enjoy this tale."
-- Romantic Times Book Review, December 2011
About The AuthorCassandra Clare is the author of the #1 New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly bestselling Shadowhunter Chronicles. She is also the coauthor of the bestselling fantasy series Magisterium with Holly Black. The Shadowhunter Chronicles have been adapted as both a major motion picture and a television series. Her books have more than fifty million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. Cassandra lives in western Massachusetts with her husband and three fearsome cats. Visit her at CassandraClare.com. Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at Shadowhunters.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 9.1 Inches (H) x 6.1 Inches (W) x 1.8 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.55 Pounds
Suggested Age: 13-19 Years
Number of Pages: 502
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Sub-Genre: Historical / Other, Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic, Historical / Europe, Love + Romance
Series Title: The Infernal Devices, Book Two
Publisher: Margaret K McElderry
Author: Cassandra Clare
Street Date: December 6, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0018
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Kiana - 11 years ago
I stared reading The Infernal Devices like last week and at first since there the prequels to The Mortal Instruments also by Cassandra Clare I thought since I already know and love the Mortal Instruments why should I bother with the prequels? But once I got past the prolouge of The Clockwork Angel the book before this one. this series is just as great if not better than the Mortal Instruments. I the first book you didn't really get to see that much of the love chemistry with Tessa and Will and Jem. But this book is better than the first one! Although some complain that the story doesn't really get to far, I think otherwise. This book is amazing the storyline is just a captivating and you finally get to see why Will acts the way he does and and softer better side of him. Then of couarse Jem is still the sweet gentleman he was in the first book and you actually get to see him and Will fight togather! Trust me this book is amazing and Target gives it for a great price!