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The Mortal Instruments 4: City of Fallen Angels [Paperback]

Cassandra Clare
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7 April 2011 The Mortal Instruments (Book 4)
The Mortal War is over, and sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is back home in New York, excited about all the possibilities before her. She's training to become a Shadowhunter and – most importantly of all – she can finally call Jace her boyfriend. But nothing comes without a price. Someone is murdering the Shadowhunters who used to be in Valentine's Circle, provoking tensions between Downworlders and Shadowhunters that could lead to a second, bloody war. And when Jace begins to pull away from her without explaining why, Clary is forced to delve into the heart of a mystery whose solution reveals her worst nightmare: she herself has set in motion a terrible chain of events that could lead to her losing everything she loves. Even Jace.


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  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Walker (7 April 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1406328677
  • ISBN-13: 978-1406328677
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3.1 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (346 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 151,970 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Simon has always been one of my favourite characters to write about, and I'm excited to get the chance to tell his story while revisiting some of the other characters that I love from The Mortal instruments series." (Cassandra Clare on City of Fallen Angels." --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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Love, blood, betrayal and revenge – the stakes are higher than ever in the fourth book in the bestselling Mortal Instruments sequence.

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20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
By I Read, Therefore I Blog VINE VOICE
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
It's 6 weeks after CITY OF GLASS and Clary's training to be a Shadowhunter, she and Jace are finally going out and her mother is getting married to Luke. But then Jace begins pulling away from her and actively avoiding her. Confused and hurt she turns to her best friend Simon, but he has problems of his own. Camille, the true leader of the New York vampires has returned and wants to use Simon's mark of Cain to help her gain control back from Raphael, he's double-dating Isabelle and Maia and random people are trying to kill him.

Soon Clary, Jace and Simon discover that Clary's actions in CITY OF GLASS have set in motion a horrific chain of events that threaten everything and everyone she loves.

Cassandra Clare's follow-up to the successful MORTAL INSTRUMENTS TRILOGY ties together unresolved plot strands from CITY OF GLASS with elements from THE CLOCKWORK ANGEL (the first her Victorian era prequel trilogy). It's an ambitious book with a large cast and a lot to pack in, but the story (for the most part) cracks on at a fast pace and I liked the way Clare interwove elements from the other books (which you need to read to get the most out of this) but there were some clunky moments of exposition, which deadened the pace.

My problem with the series has always been Jace, who I found too arrogant to care about. Here he's more vulnerable as he's forced to confront his feelings for Clary and his fear of losing her, although the device used to convey this is hackneyed and I never believed in his refusal to explain to her what's happening (or her refusal to press him on it, instead assuming the worst).
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great but not as good as the first three 11 May 2011
By Amber
Format:Paperback
As a fan of the first three books in Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instruments series I was very excited about it's release and pre-ordered it on Amazon months ago. If you haven't read City of Bones, City of Ashes and City of Glass then I really recommend that you go and read them - the series has the creativity and magic of Harry Potter and the romance of Twilight. Clare has a real knack for really gripping her readers and my head was stuck in the first three books for a whole week. The old cliche of "I simply couldn't put them down" really does apply here. Her characters are varied and her plot is so action packed and creative that when another three books were going to be added to the original trilogy I jumped for joy.

But this book has split my feelings and I'm afraid that it didn't quite meet my expectations. There were good things and bad things about it and even now I'm still undecided as to whether I loved it or hated it. It is truly the Marmite of books.

First of all, I really appreciated the fact that Clare gave Simon a much bigger role in this book because I was a huge fan of him in the first 3 books. It was really interesting to see how he coped with his status as a Vampire and Downworlder and Clare has done an amazing job of showing how his character has developed and grown from book 1 to book 4. I'm even more of a fan of Simon now then I was before.

However, I really didn't like the way that the book's point of view shifted all the time. One minute I was just getting comfortable with Simon and then I had to switch to Isabelle and then to Clary and then to Jace and then to Luke and then to Magnus and the list goes on. I know that the POVs did shift in the previous books but not by that much.
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By Rikki
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The book arrived on time. I would recommend the seller to anyone as I had no problems. I enjoyed the book
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5.0 out of 5 stars great 20 Jun 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
What can I say that no one has already said. Loving all the books just going to start number five.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great series 18 Jun 2014
By sandyk
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def recommend this author her writings are amazing - she is great at describing the surroundings as well as the characters - def recommend
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3.0 out of 5 stars City of Fallen Angels 15 Jun 2014
By Fangirl
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The worst book in the series. Clare should have stopped at City of Glass and I just think that she couldn't think of anymore decent ideas for this book. Jace was my favourite character and his and Clary's relationship was adorable but in this book he was just annoying and so was their relationship. Just thought the first half of the book was a waste of time because there was no real action and the villain wasn't introduced until later. Saying this, Simon's story and trying to control being a vampire was good and the last part of the book was really tense and exciting so I am glad I carried on reading it. Hopefully City of Lost Souls will be better.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars City of Fallen Angels 14 April 2011
By Amber
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5

*Warning - this review contains spoilers from the previous books in the series. I don't suggest reading this review unless you've read the other books. Of course, if you enjoy spoilers then go right ahead! This review is also kind of a rant. I apologise in advance.*

City of Fallen Angels picks up a short six weeks after City of Glass ended. The first chapter - which you may well have read online - is told from Simon's point of view. That's right, a whole chapter dedicated to one POV! Unheard of in this series, right? Until now at least.

During the first few chapters, the reader really gets a feel for how much the world - and the characters - has changed. First off, Simon is now dating both Isabelle and Maia. Yeah, I felt the same way. What the hell, Simon? I lost a bit of respect for him there, to be honest.

The main plot is that a series of Shadowhunters have been killed, and this in itself sounded very similar to the plot of City of Ashes. I did enjoy the storyline, but it wasn't until the last few chapters of the book that it picked up and I started loving it.

Also, I must point out something about Izzy and Alec. As you know, their brother was killed in City of Glass - a mere six weeks ago - and yet the only person who seems to be showing any emotion about this is Maryse. I can't remember one instance in which Izzy or Alec think about Max, let alone grieve him. This part almost killed me, because I know for a fact that if my brother or sister had died, I would NOT have dealt their death in six weeks. Probably not even in six months.

Jace is also having a few problems that I will not go into, but I'll just say that it was very frustrating to say the least.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great
I have to say not my favourite so far of the four mortal instruments I have read but gripping all the same. Didn't put it down apparent from to sleep.
Published 2 days ago by flower girl
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Only thing I don't like is that new NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE sticker on all the books. Read more
Published 4 days ago by Sandy Brun
5.0 out of 5 stars The Mortal Instruments City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
Another amazing instalment to The Mortal Instruments series. i thoroughly enjoyed this book and can't wait until I get my hands on Book 5. Read more
Published 6 days ago by Hannah Lawton
5.0 out of 5 stars What a novel:
This is one of those novels that you can't just stop reading - you have to keep going, have to reach the end. Read more
Published 12 days ago by Sophie Sreedharan
5.0 out of 5 stars brill
Ace series can't put it down it is phenomenol and addictive . Highly recommend it !! Keep writing Cassandra Clare
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Published 16 days ago by Bex
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love these books. the whole series is fantastic
Published 18 days ago by X_Hannah_X
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Excellent book - cannot wait for the next one.
Published 22 days ago by bufster
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loved it! must look up other titles by this author when i'm done
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