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Infernal Devices box set

(The Infernal Devices #1-3)

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Cassandra Clare The Infernal Devices Collection 3 Books Set Clockwork Angel, Clockwork Prince, Clockwork Princess
Paperback, 974 pages
Published June 2nd 2016 by Walker Books Ltd (first published March 19th 2013)
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K R Absolutely. However, I feel it necessary to read TMI first. I made connections with characters from TMI that blew me away.
Rumsha I have read TID first and it was awesome I didn't feel that it was connected with some other series too . everything was explained , the world of…moreI have read TID first and it was awesome I didn't feel that it was connected with some other series too . everything was explained , the world of shadow hunters and characters , everything was complete .
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Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
Series rating: 6 stars!!

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No matter how much I thought I was emotionally prepared to take on this series, I wasnt. My puny heart just wasnt made to process a story so epic and grand such as this one. It is both a blessing and a curse to have read these books for I will always have this eternal ache in my heart that can never be soothed, names such as Tessa, Will, and Jem will immediately remind me of these characters and the tears will well fast. Yet its not a reading experience I would ever
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Sophia
Jun 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Everything about the prequel to the Mortal Instruments series is absolutely incredible- the whirlwind plot, the writing style, the characters... the world that Cassandra Clare has created is so rich and real and comes to life on the pages. You are able to live the fascinating lives of the Shadowhunters as in TMI, and this series is full of the same depth and wonder. I couldn't put it down- the combination of action and fantasy and romance and even a bit of mystery was wonderful. The story begins ...more
Julia - The Romance Bibliophile
The Infernal Devices trilogy was brilliant, absolutely brilliant! It was quite simply excellency at its best. Cassandra Clare has an extroadinary talent and she is one of my top favorite authors. Please do not miss out on this phenomenal series. I sincerely promise that you won't regret it!
Laura P.
One of the best series I have ever read.
I will never stop crying...
Chelsea
Jun 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cassandra Clare has outdone herself again. This series is my favorite book series ever. Not only is it in a different time period, it had the strangest love triangle ever. I know what you're thinking, "Ew not another sappy love triangle!" But this is different. This is by far the best love triangle I have ever read about. It is so different and it is incredibly sad. I cried outrageously throughout this series. ESPECIALLY in Clockwork Princess! My poor book has tear stains! It's funny and sad. ...more
Emma
Favorite trilogy of all time.

Favorite love triangle of all time.

Favorite shadowhunters of all time.

Favorite female protagonist of all time.

Favorite male love interest of all time (can't count Percy Jackson cause he is the main character not the love interest)

One of my favorite settings of all time.

Some of the best supporting characters ever. Henry, Charlotte, Sophie, Gideon, Gabriel.

One of the most memorable conclusions of all time.

I don't know if there's anything I DIDNT like about The
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Pang
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Lea Nielsen
I've been reluctant to read this series for SO long, but finally decided that I had to, but mostly because I was in the mood because of the 'City Of Bones' film premiere.
I read this in 4 days, whilst having to go to school and homework and let me tell you something: it's one of the best book series I've ever read.
I am sold. This series...I can't. It's amazing.
Turns out I actually like this better than The Mortal Instruments!

'The Infernal Devices'-trilogy is by Cassandra Clare and is somewhat a
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Maria Grazia
The shadowhunters in The Mortal Instruments series are half angel half human creatures who fight demons in present-day New York city. In The Infernal Devices their ancestors have to fulfil the same task in a dark Victorian London setting.

The stories of the two series are somehow intertwined, more so than you might expect. Once back in time and in London, you find yourself in the same fascinating world you had known with Clary Fray in 21st century NY , a world made of blood, danger, fight,
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Alienor
Ok, so in not particular order;

- I think Cassandra Clare is getting better. This was better built than the Mortal Instruments.
- Tessa is more interesting than Clary, shows more guts etc. Will is Jace, which is fun if you enjoyed Jace - although a bit weird. No wonder she made them related.
- Ms Clare obviously has sibling problems. As well as authority problems - as in TMI, adults are non-existent as such - Charlotte is hardly older than the main trio and her tininess is a leitmotiv, Henry could
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Lisa
Mar 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A beautifully written, painfully good series. I haven't the words to fully express how deeply I was drawn in by the characters and their relationships to one another, except to lamely mention it is exquisitely sad in the end.
Nearing the turn of the century (the 19th century, that is) a newly orphaned girl Tessa Gray moves from New York to live with her brother in London. Taken at the docks by two women who claim to be his landladies, Tessa is imprisoned and thrust into the occult underbelly of
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Liat
Dec 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What an amazing book!! I personally believe that the Infernal Devices is better than the Mortal Instruments. But do not get me wrong I am in LOVE with all Cassandra Clare's books. The reason that this series drew me in was its strong characters and it's love story and sooo much more.
Heather Hopkins
Jan 16, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If there were 1/2 stars on Goodreads, I would give this book 4-1/2 solid stars.

I just finished reading all three of the Infernal Devices books and I have to admit that I cried. I haven't cried at the end (near end) of a book in a long time, and I can't remember a time that I cried over a fantasy series because somewhere I guess I remind myself it isn't real or based on a true story.

These books, as well as the Mortal Instrument books have been on my TBR list for at least a year or more. I love
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♫Nicki Daughter of Hermes~Darkness courses through my viens♫ Morgenstern♫
I must admit I had no idea this was a prequel to the Mortal Instruments when I started reading it, shame on me. But Im glad I did pick this up because it led me to read the City of Bones and the rest of the mortal instruments series.

I loved the Characters, they were so easy to get attached to. The love triangle made me want to throw myself out the window, because I love both Jem and Will equally. I was not the hugest fan of Tessa, she annoyed me at some points and made me laugh at others. Mind
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Alejandra Maldonado
Don't read The Mortal Instruments... read the Infernal Devices instead! They are like night and day!
Jen Ai
Jun 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Thank Cassandra Clare for making the world of The Infernal Devices timeless.
Angela Joy
Aug 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
LOVED IT SO MUCH!
Amy Finnegan
Sep 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
(I'm only going to post my review of the first book, CLOCKWORK ANGEL, but I assure you, the series gets better with every book. I totally loved this series!)

I read this book when I was growing tired of supernatural novels, but this was a pleasant surprise. For one thing, the setting is Victorian England and the author does a good job planting her readers in the time period, but doesn't let the antiquated language, or the details of the furniture, carriages, and clothing interrupt the story.

This
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Anna
Aug 12, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I started with this trilogy and enjoyed them. Clare's writing has drastically improved. The vocabulary is better ,the setting is better, the philosophy behind it, though still vague and shallow, is better than it is in The Mortal Instruments. The characters work together better. This trilogy is just better. It is probably the cause of my disappointment with The Mortal Instruments that I'm reading now. I wish that the movie makers would have started here, but since I still don't see the ...more
Kadek
May 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The reason why I love this book is because the book ends well. The author, Cassandra Clare, describes beautifully in every chapter. This book also teaches about pure love. About love without possessiveness in it, brotherhood between the two friends, and also what can be done with the excuse of love. I love the main characters, Will, Jem and Tessa. That feels so alive, selfless, honest, pure, and self-sacrifice in the struggle for love. That there is always a chance to be happy in the flow of ...more
Vedha Sankar
Apr 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of my all-time Favs!
Monica Picon
Mar 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing

No other words to describe this wonderful story of love, passion and thrill! I felt like I was right there with them the whole time.
Fenny (smallangryreader)
3.5/5
LISTEN I AM A HUMAN BEING WITH A LOT OF FEELINGS AND I'M NOT ASHAMED
Ilaria Prencipe
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ADORO ADORO ADORO!!!
Scott Salmon
Jan 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved these books! Highly recommend reading them! I read the first 3 mortal instruments books and then read these 3 and now I'm reading the last 3 mortal instruments, which is what the author recommends, and I wish she wrote six Infernal Devices books instead of six Mortal Instruments books! You'll be flying through the pages, not wanting to put it down! I didn't think I would like it as much as the first 3 TMI books but I ended up liking them muchh better!!
Lauren
Dec 13, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OVERALL: ~4.7 stars

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) - 4.5 stars

I loved the way the characters interacted with one another. Tess did come off a bit annoying and stuck in her own way at times but the levity of wills comments and Jem's attitude seemed to work wonders. I wanted to fun out more about the characters pasts and I am hoping my mound of growing questions will be answered in the following books, especially concerning will. He is the bad boy that I am rooting for even with his
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Brina Williams
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Debra Crouch
Oct 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Infernal Devices: Clockwork Angel; Clockwork Prince; Clockwork Princess

I really enjoyed this tale about shadow hunters who resided in the London Institute. They save a woman whom is a shape shifter and she falls in love with two of the young male hunters that save her. A man who made automatons has a deadly fascination with shape shifter woman and is willingly to kill everyone for her. This man is named Mortmain. The Lightwood family loses everything because of Mortmain so the London
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Miki
Apr 13, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Kiara U-neek
Jun 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cassandra Clare really has a way with her characters. Her books are always so amazing.
She has a way of making the world she created really grow on you to the point you believe that it is real. I mean, I have already thought of having a gold wedding!
This series, no not just this series but all her books send you to an emotional rollecoaster. I can't help but think that if anyone saw me while I was reading this series they probably thought I was mad! They would probably see me cry then start
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"Cassandra Clare was born overseas and spent her early years traveling around the world with her family and several trunks of fantasy books. Cassandra worked for several years as an entertainment journalist for the Hollywood Reporter before turning her attention to fiction. She is the author of City of Bones, the first book in the Mortal Instruments
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The Infernal Devices (3 books)
  • Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
  • Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2)
  • Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3)

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