The Mortal Instruments 3: City of Glass

The Mortal Instruments 3: City of Glass

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Discover more secrets about the Shadowhunters as they fight to protect the world from demons in the third book in the internationally bestselling series. Amid the chaos of war, the Shadowhunters must decide to fight with the vampires, werewolves and other Downworlders - or against them. Meanwhile, Jace and Clary have their own decision to make: should they pursue the love they know is a mortal sin? This edition contains a map and a new foreword by Cassandra Clare. Read all the sensational books in The Shadowhunter Chronicles: The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, The Bane Chronicles, The Dark Artifices, The Last Hours and The Shadowhunter's more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 40mm | 399.99g
  • Walker Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1406307645
  • 9781406307641
  • 1,061

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How could things possibly work out for Shadowhunter Clary in this trilogy conclusion? Her mother's still in a coma, her boyfriend Jace is still her brother and her best friend Simon is still a vampire. As the Shadowhunters prepare for war against the army of demons raised by Clary's father, Valentine, Clary's bound for inspection in Idris, the Shadowhunter country. She's joined there by Simon and her werewolf father-figure Luke, though as Downworlders, their presence in Idris is illegal. Soon all the magical beings readers have met in Manhattan - vampires, warlocks, faeries and werewolves - have converged on Idris in a last-ditch effort to save the world. Betrayal and intrigue suffuse Clary's world as she navigates between angels and demons, politics and war. As lurid battle scenes cut to the requisite shocking revelations and angst-drenched reunions, readers will almost hear the John Williams music swelling. Derivative though it may be, melodramatic emotional wallowing has never been so much fun. (Fantasy. YA) (Kirkus Reviews)show more

About Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare is the author of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, The Bane Chronicles, The Shadowhunter's Codex and Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy. Her Shadowhunter world has captivated 40 million readers. The books have been translated into over 35 languages and have appeared globally on bestseller lists. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is a major movie and Shadowhunters is airing on Netflix. Cassandra lives in Massachusetts, USA. She is currently working on two new Shadowhunter series, The Dark Artifices and The Last Hours. Visit her online at Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at more

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"* "Funny, dark, and sexy... Cassie's writing makes my toes curl with envy." Holly Black, author of The Spiderwick Chronicles"show more

Customer reviews

The story itself was an interesting concept, but the writing techniques were flawed. Halfway through the author changes writing style and than back again making the flow of the book seem choppy. The characters, felt to me stereotyped and weak. I would strongly suggest that parents read before giving to young children as it describes and incestous relationship bewteen the main character and her brother. Its flaws aside the book is fast paced and won't leave a reader bored. I'd recomend for a mature teenager who only reads a few books a year and not an avid more
by Serena
As I said in my last review this book has a lot more twists and turns and by far the biggest twist is at the end. this book is my favorite book out of the series it took me 4 days to read the whole book. I cant wait until clockwork angel is comes out some time this year if you would like to hear more pleas visit this web site and it also explains about the 4th more
by Carruthers
The author went all out with this supposidly last installment of 'The Mortal Instrument series.' I say supposidly because I read recently that there will in fact be a fourth book. From the moment you pick this book up, the action begins, picking up where it left off in the second book. Once coming to a complete circle, you will feel totally and utterly satisfied with the way the book is finished. Lots of action, suspence and mind boggling questions; are they or aren't they? Leave you wondering and guessing what's going to happen throughout the next pages. It's nothing short of thrilling and wonderful. The only let down, is not having enough time with the two love birds once they're together. But I have a feeling we'll be seeing more of them in the coming more
by Amanda