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City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
  

City of Bones

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A thrilling urban fantasy of vampires, warlocks and shapeshifters that fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will love to get their teeth into.Clary is your typical girl next door character that everyone wants to like and with whom young teenage girls in particular will instantly relate. Until her mother's disappearance life is very ordinary and normal but then everything changes. The author's descriptions of an alternate, parallel world are so cleverly drawn that you feel right there within the story. We haven't read such a brilliant mixture of razor-sharp wit and humour and spine tingling fear but above all a terrific page-turning read that will have you saying just one more page, then one more chapter and suddenly you've finished it, for quite a while.

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City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

This is the movie tie-in of book one in the international number-one bestselling series The Mortal Instruments.

Clary Fray is seeing things: vampires in Brooklyn and werewolves in Manhattan. Irresistibly drawn towards a group of sexy demon hunters, Clary encounters the dark side of New York City - and the dangers of forbidden love.

The movie release is scheduled for 21 August 2013 and cast members include Lily Collins (Mirror Mirror) as Clary Fray, Jamie Campbell Bower (The Twilight Saga) as Jace Wayland, Robert Sheehan (Misfits) as Simon Lewis, Godfrey Gao as Magnus Bane, Jemima West as Isabelle Lightwood, Lena Headey (Game of Thrones) as Jocelyn Fray and Jared Harris (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) as Hodge Starkweather.

For information on all the books visit the Mortal Instruments series page.

For movie news on twitter follow @InstrumentsUK or on facebook at The Mortal Instruments UK.

About the Author

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 translated into more than thirty-five languages, a feature film, and a TV show, Shadowhunters, currently airing on Freeform. Cassandra lives in western Massachusetts. Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at Shadowhunters.com. Read more about the author here.

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Publication date

9th July 2013

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Cassandra Clare

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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

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Paperback

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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ISBN

9781406346428

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