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by | Read by Ed Westwick, Molly C. Quinn

Young Adult Young Adult • 15 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

Demon-hunting New York City teenagers Clary, Jace, and Simon face down their personal demons in this installment of Clare’s wildly popular series. Narrators Ed Westwick and Molly Quinn take turns recounting their activities. Westwick presents Simon’s vampiric musings in a quietly sophisticated manner that perfectly portrays the caché of belonging to an exclusive magical society. However, the tone makes Simon sound bored when he’s fighting the source of all evil. Westwick’s voice for Jace isn’t ideal either. He sounds more like a gangbanger than a clever warrior. Quinn’s narration lacks polish, as well. Her characters don’t have unique voices, making dialogue confusing. She doesn’t fully convey Clary’s emotions. And her hesitant reading is in contrast to the strong female characters she portrays. Overall, ardent followers of the series may be disappointed. C.A. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2011]



Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 9781442334663 $39.99 • Thirteen CDs

DD ISBN 9781442334670 $23.95


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2011

CS ISBN 978-1-4618-0636-3 $97.75 • Twelve cassettes

CD ISBN 9781461806356 $108.75 • Twelve CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4618-2010-9 $49.75 • Two MP3-CDs

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