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City of Fallen Angels REVIEW

Nu Valentijn dood is en ze weer terug zijn bij Instituut kan Clary trainen waarvoor ze geboren is, dit leidt natuurlijk tot enige discussie met haar moeder. Jace traint haar, maar is dit wel zo'n goed idee?
“You're just worried they'll hire a male instructor and he'll be hotter than you." 
Jace's eyebrows went up. "Hotter than me?" 
"It could happen," Clary said, "You know, theoretically."
"Theoretically the planet could suddenly crack in half, leaving me on one side and you on the other, forever and tragically parted, but I'm not worried about that either. Some things," Jace said, with his customary crooked smile, "are just too unlikely to dwell upon.”
Jace gedraagt zich zo verwaand af en toe.

Ik vind dit boek zoveel beter dan City of Glass, niet alleen trouwen Luke en Jocelyn eindelijk! Maar dit boek richt zich vooral ook op Simons verhaal. Je leest over zijn verdere ontwikkeling als vampier en over dat hij zijn moeder wil beschermen en daarom maar uit huis gaat. Ik vind het erg goed dat het verhaal zich ook richt op Simon, hij is net zoals Clary opeens opgenomen in deze Shadowhunterswereld. Maar dan zonder begeleiding, je leest waar hij mee zit, je leert over zijn liefdesleven en hij moet omgaan met nieuwe gevaren.
Simon wordt al een tijdje achtervolgd, door The Mark of Cain is hij beschermd tegen iedereen die heb aanvalt. Wat nogal eens in zijn voordeel kan werken. Maar wie zit er achter hem aan?

Ook word er meer op het verhaal van Magnus en Alec ingegaan. Want hoe zit dat, hij date met Magnus, een 700-jaar oude tovenaar, hoe zit dat met vorige liefdes? Ik denk dat Alec altijd al van bewust is geweest dat Magnus een leven voor hem heeft gehad en een leven na hem zal hebben, maar daar gewoon niet echt over nagedacht heeft.

“Alec keeps sending me annoying photos. Lots of captions like Wish you were here, except not really.”

“Good organization,” said Magnus. “I knew the man who founded it, back in the 1800s. Woolsey Scot. Respectable old werewolf family.” 
Alec made an ugly sound in the back of his throat. “Did you sleep with him, too?” 
Magnus’s cat eyes widened. “Alexander!” 

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