The Infernal Devices

The Infernal Devices

Clockwork Prince

Book - 2011
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Publisher: New York : Yen Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780316200967
0316200964
Branch Call Number: / 741.5973 CLARE
Characteristics: 257 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Lee, JuYoun
Baek, HyeKyung
Alternative Title: Clockwork prince

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pinkbumblebee
Aug 13, 2017

This series is amazing. I admire all of the characters a great deal.

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LINA ZHU
Apr 22, 2017

Outstanding!!!!!!!!! :)

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 28, 2016

In all honesty, this book cover was not my favourite to look at. Two reasons would be due to my preference for Will, and the oddness of how Jem looks on this cover page. However, it is more or less displayed correctly. This comic, overall, was greatly depicted and drawn out. However, the second book in the Infernal Devices Trilogy was never my favourite to read, so that made the book a little less enjoyable. Personally, I liked the first comic better. Maybe this could be due to less of the exaggeration of characters and moods of a chapter, or something else entirely different that I don't know of. In a rating of how this manga relates to classical Japanese manga, this book would be quite high in similarity and style. 4/5 Stars.
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 11, 2016

This book was fun to read, but hard to accept. I had always shipped Will and Tessa, and this book was difficult for me to allow happen. The inner turmoil going on behind Will's sassy outlook (why do all Herondales hold all their hurt and feelings behind??) is simply too tragic and despairing. How can Tessa be so ignorantly blind?? Jem may be sweet, but unfortunately he was never my pick. All this is simply too much to take in from the blooming romance in the first book. Tessa, despite her ignorance, still faces day to day issues with her brother, creatures infernally designed, and inner demons. She cannot possibly get caught up with more, or so the readers may think. 4.5/5 Stars
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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winta_yos
Jul 07, 2016

Clockwork Prince was so much better than Clockwork Angel! Cassandra really stepped it up with the sequel. So many things were revealed in this book from Will's past, to Jessamine's betrayal! This book made me feel so many different emotions at once! I feel so bad for Will!!!

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Savanna11
Mar 27, 2016

god, this book series is the most amazing thing I have read ever. I ship jem and Tessa soooo much so I love how much of their relationship it showed. 5 stars for sure.

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Savanna11
Feb 23, 2016

JAMES I LOVE YOOOUUUUU

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BookNerdoftheWorld
Jan 24, 2016

Ok The Clockwork Prince. Phenomanal. I finally get Will. I suspected as much with him. It just made me like him more. Some of my other favs, minor, are Woolsey Scott and Magnus Bane. At the end of this book Will really does lose everything. Near the end of the book when Jem proposes to Tessa and she says yes, I first stared at the book in a mix of horror and shock then the book hits the wall and I fall to my knees and scream noooooo up at the sky. Ok thats not what really happened but thats what I wanted to do. Things just got interesting. Poor Will. I am sooo reading the Clockwork Princess. There is only one thing to do. Congratulations, James Carstairs, you have now made it to my personal hitlist! I however have to admit this book was more personal and the main plot felt like it was checking the box.

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danomcd
Jan 12, 2016

Not my type of drawing - it doesn't do justice to the story.

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Dania3330
Oct 11, 2015

I can't praise this enough. Cassandra is one of my favourite authors of all time. I loved both of her Shadowhunter series. Clockwork Prince is a continuation of Clockwork Angel which ends off with the magister attacking the institute.

In the beginning Jem, Will, and Tessa head to a council meeting where it is decided that Charlotte is the reason the magister escaped and therefore the responsibility of finding his whereabouts is placed on Charlotte with the time limit of a fortnight. Everyone at the institute is busy with trying to locate the magister but without luck. Sophie and Tessa also have to be trained by Gabriel and Gideon, the Lightwood brothers. Mortmain’s house is tracked only to find that it is inhabited by Will’s family. Also Will’s story is revealed. Then when an invitation to Benedict Lightwood’s party is addressed to Jessamine in Nate’s handwriting, Sophie gives it to Tessa and Tessa and Will go to the party. They learn a lot of new things about the magister and Nate. When Tessa returns she awakens Charlotte and Jessamine who believes that Nate would not betray her. Jessamine is then taken to the silent city to be further interrogated. Then Tessa sends a note to Nate using Jessamine’s handwriting and calls him to an abandoned warehouse. There is a major fight in the warehouse with the death of Nate, and Will is severely hurt. The book was filled with thrilling scenes and I loved every part of it. It was not as exhilarating as the first or the last but the romance in this one was the strongest. Clockwork Prince in my opinion referred to Mortmain, due to a memory of Mortmain’s, where his adoptive father says “You are my clockwork Prince” to Mortmain. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves adventure, fantasy and a lot of imagination.

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red_ant_2809
May 30, 2015

As for the temperature of hell Miss Gray, let me give you a piece of advice. The handsome young fellow who tries to rescue you from a hideous fate is never wrong. Not even is he says the sky is purple and made of hedgehogs. - Will Herondale

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green_wolf_411
Dec 30, 2014

Will: "Perhaps she could play the role of a girl who's fallen madly in love with me and insists on following me around."
Tessa: "My talent is shapeshifting, Will, not acting."

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AngelFire101
Aug 03, 2013

"Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read."

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Pps0138
Mar 21, 2013

Will: "is this a game? we just blurt out whatever word comes next to mind? in that case mine's 'genuphobia' it means an unreasonable fear of knees"

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kendra_is_awesome
Oct 19, 2012

Will: "I've never swum naked in the Thames, but I know I wouldn't like it."
Tessa: "But think how entertaining for sightseers."

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kendra_is_awesome
Oct 19, 2012

Charlotte: "I can trust you, Jessie, but you're clearly not well enough to go. Which is unfortunate, since Aloysius always had a weakness for a pretty face."
Will: "Even more reason why I should go."

science24 Sep 28, 2012

Demon pox, oh demon pox, just how is it acquired?
One must go down to the bad part of town 'til one is very tired.
Demon pox, oh demon pox, I had it all along.
No, not the pox, you foolish blocks, I mean this very song,
For I was right and you were wrong!

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bpn_303
Feb 01, 2012

"What is one person's pleasure is another's poison, don't you find?"

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weepingangels
Jul 01, 2014

Violence: Well, they're Shadowhunters, so obviously there will be violence

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ucblue
Dec 21, 2011

Sexual Content: Book contains some suggestive material.

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ucblue
Dec 21, 2011

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Book contains frightening or intense scenes. Not for those with faint hearts.

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AngelFire101
Aug 03, 2013

Tess Grey must use all her powers to save Charlotte from the Council!

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