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Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
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really liked it
bookshelves: 1-owned, fiction

The second part of The Infernal Devices trilogy I found much less exciting than the first part. In fact, I sometimes found that the story dragged, sometimes I found it annoying. The whole book is mainly about finding out where the Magister is hiding, but even at the end, we have not even a vague idea about it. We also do not find out much about Tessa’s origins; though, at least there are some clues about it. The identity of the traitor was not very surprising, even though I thought that in light of the events of the previous book, it was not entirely plausible. What I liked was the story of Will and how Magnus, the warlock helps him and cares for him. I also highly disliked the whole love triangle. I am afraid, I am no fan of those anyway, but this was even less plausible than any other. (view spoiler) Despite these issues, I still liked the main story, the literary references, and the characters (especially Henry and Charlotte), and was keen on continuing with the story, which is why I am giving it 4 stars.
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Reading Progress

April 7, 2013 – Shelved
January 8, 2014 – Shelved as: wishlist
August 23, 2015 – Shelved as: wishlist-to-buy
August 23, 2015 – Shelved as: wishlist
June 15, 2020 – Shelved as: to-read
June 20, 2020 – Started Reading
June 20, 2020 – Shelved as: 1-owned
June 20, 2020 –
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June 20, 2020 –
6.0%
June 21, 2020 –
19.0%
June 22, 2020 –
36.0%
June 23, 2020 –
52.0%
June 24, 2020 –
63.0%
June 25, 2020 – Finished Reading
September 25, 2020 – Shelved as: fuck
October 9, 2020 – Shelved as: fiction

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