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Book Review: Clockwork Angel

The Infernal Devices Book One: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
The prequel series to ‘The Mortal Instruments’ begins with this entertaining story. Tessa journeys to London in 1878 only to find herself imprisoned by monsters. And she too may be a monster. She is rescued by shadow hunters and finds a home there as she helps them combat a magical enemy. This is an enjoyable saga apart from the blight that is the obnoxious Will. He needs a horsewhipping.

Best Lines:
“One of the Devil’s own abominations, aren’t you? You don’t even deserve to live in this world with the rest of us.”

“We must away at once to the nearest brothel! I seek scandal and low companionship.”

“Once you’d told everyone you hated them and not to come after you, where exactly did you go?”

“It often restores men right to the poorhouse”

“When someone who ought to be afraid wasn’t, the reason was rarely bravery. Usually it meant they knew something you didn’t.”

“I wouldn’t have thought either you or the servant could run that fast.”

“You’re selfish! And - and awful!”

“He could see through the blandly handsome mask to what was really underneath - something malignant and repellent.”

“He is nothing more than a human being, and not a very good example of that. Do not mourn that you are not more like him.”

“Perhaps we can even summon up the thing that fathered you.”
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