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Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices 1)

by Cassandra Clare

Part of the The Infernal Devices Series

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults Books with reviews by our Reader Review Panel

LoveReading View on Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices 1)

March 2011 Book of the Month.

This deservedly best-selling series launches with a powerful love story that thrills and chills in equal measure. Sailing from New York, 16 year old Tessa Gray arrives in Victorian London to meet her brother. But nothing goes according to plan and Tessa finds herself instead in the Downworld, a terrifying supernatural place of vampires, demons and warlocks. How Tessa survives before falling in love – the biggest danger of all! – is a terrifying and passionate read. This is a new urban fantasy full of vampires, werewolves and shape-shifters from the bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments series. - Julia Eccleshare

 

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reader reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion for Clockwork Angel a small number of readers were lucky enough to be invited to review this title. Here's a taster....'Clockwork Angel is dangerous and brilliant. It is extremely well-written and can make you laugh out loud as well as gasp in horror at the unexpected turn of events.'

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Julia Eccleshare M.B.E.

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices 1) Synopsis

Tessa is soon caught in a dangerous love triangle where a wrong decision could prove fatal. She will need all her strength to save her brother and stay alive as she learns the chilling truth of what really lurks on London's streets after dark. Discover more about the mysterious and sexy Shadowhunters in this thrilling prequel trilogy to the bestselling Mortal Instruments sequence. It is supported by a major marketing and publicity campaign. The Mortal Instruments series has been translated into 19 languages and has appeared on bestseller lists in the US, Germany, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices 1) Reader Reviews

A small number of readers were lucky enough to be invited to review Clockwork Angel.  Read their reviews below.

 

Delilah Acworth - 'It was wonderfully written, and I had to catch my breath sometimes. I recommend it to anyone under the sun who reads. You won't regret it.'  Click here to read the full review.


Emer O'Brien, age 16 -
'Fans of Mortal Instruments need not fear a prequel, it has the same wonderful and gothic feel of the original series, but explores new dimensions to Cassandra Clare's universe.'  Click here to read the full review.

Poppy Osborne  - 'There were times I was close to tears, on the edge of my seat or cheering on the good guys. It was such an incredible book with incredible characters and a story that was spellbinding.'  Click here to read the full review.
 
Lola Bridgeman -
'Fast paced romp through the same universe as the Mortal Instruments. Fans of that series will probably enjoy this too!!!'  Click here to read the full review.
 

Harriet Cunningham - 'The Infernal Devices series is without a doubt one of my favourite book series' of all time.' Click here to read the full review.

Ayesha Afghan
- 'This is an intricate romantic book perfect for older readers. It is deep and moving and Clockwork Angel is a book ideal for readers in the mood for a long read.' Click here to read the full review.  


Josh Hall  -
'A story that starts well, loses its way somewhat part way through, before picking up the pace once again to end with a  thrilling battle scene!' Click here to read the full review.


Henry Laver
- 'An interesting well written and thrilling book, impossible to put down! Recommended for all teenagers!' Click here to read the full review.


Ella Grabsky -
'Clockwork Angel is dangerous and brilliant. It is extremely well-written and can make you laugh out loud as well as gasp in horror at the unexpected turn of events.'  Click here to read the full review.



Freya Macdonald
- 'An amazing book, written by an amazing author, Clockwork Angel is not your typical YA reading experience...I would certainly recommend this book and will be definitely rushing to read the next in the series.'  Click here to read the full review.


Ethan Cooper
- 'Clockwork Angel, at first I thought it was going to be an interesting book. Well, it is sort of... It is very easy to read and doesn't take long to finish.' Click here to read the full review. 

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices 1) Press Reviews

A small number of readers were lucky enough to be invited to review Clockwork Angel.  Read their reviews below.

 

Delilah Acworth - 'It was wonderfully written, and I had to catch my breath sometimes. I recommend it to anyone under the sun who reads. You won't regret it.'  Click here to read the full review.


Emer O'Brien, age 16 -
'Fans of Mortal Instruments need not fear a prequel, it has the same wonderful and gothic feel of the original series, but explores new dimensions to Cassandra Clare's universe.'  Click here to read the full review.

Poppy Osborne  - 'There were times I was close to tears, on the edge of my seat or cheering on the good guys. It was such an incredible book with incredible characters and a story that was spellbinding.'  Click here to read the full review.
 
Lola Bridgeman -
'Fast paced romp through the same universe as the Mortal Instruments. Fans of that series will probably enjoy this too!!!'  Click here to read the full review.
 

Harriet Cunningham - 'The Infernal Devices series is without a doubt one of my favourite book series' of all time.' Click here to read the full review.

Ayesha Afghan
- 'This is an intricate romantic book perfect for older readers. It is deep and moving and Clockwork Angel is a book ideal for readers in the mood for a long read.' Click here to read the full review.  


Josh Hall  -
'A story that starts well, loses its way somewhat part way through, before picking up the pace once again to end with a  thrilling battle scene!' Click here to read the full review.


Henry Laver
- 'An interesting well written and thrilling book, impossible to put down! Recommended for all teenagers!' Click here to read the full review.


Ella Grabsky -
'Clockwork Angel is dangerous and brilliant. It is extremely well-written and can make you laugh out loud as well as gasp in horror at the unexpected turn of events.'  Click here to read the full review.



Freya Macdonald
- 'An amazing book, written by an amazing author, Clockwork Angel is not your typical YA reading experience...I would certainly recommend this book and will be definitely rushing to read the next in the series.'  Click here to read the full review.


Ethan Cooper
- 'Clockwork Angel, at first I thought it was going to be an interesting book. Well, it is sort of... It is very easy to read and doesn't take long to finish.' Click here to read the full review. 

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781406330342
Publication date: 04/09/2010
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406330342
Publication date: 4th September 2010
Author: Cassandra Clare
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 496 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, Reader Reviewed Books,
Categories: Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),

About Cassandra Clare

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 ...

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