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Clockwork Angel


title: "Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices)" author: "Cassandra Clare"

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices) - Summary

Clockwork Angel, the first book in Cassandra Clare's The Infernal Devices trilogy, sets its scene in the Victorian era of England, intertwining magic, danger, and romance in a compelling narrative. The story follows Tessa Gray, who travels across the ocean to England in search of her brother. However, upon her arrival, she is thrust into London's Downworld, a place rife with vampires, warlocks, and other supernatural beings.

Tessa quickly learns that the world she has entered is fraught with dangers far beyond the mundane. The Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the world of demons, become her unlikely allies. As Tessa navigates through the gaslit streets of London, she discovers her own unique power, setting her apart even in the supernatural world she finds herself in.

This novel not only explores the dark and thrilling aspects of a hidden world but also delves into the complexities of love and the risks it entails. With a new cover, a map, a foreword, and exclusive bonus content, Clockwork Angel has been repackaged for both new readers and longtime fans. It serves as a prequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series, expanding the universe with its historical depth and introducing a new ensemble of characters bound by destiny and romance.

The book is highly recommended for its "compulsively readable" narrative, as praised by Booklist, marking a captivating start to a beloved trilogy.