The Shadowhunter's Codex

The Shadowhunter's Codex

eBook - 2013
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Delve into the details of all things Shadowhunter with this illustrated guide to the knowledge and lore of the Shadowhunter world. Since the thirteenth century, the Shadowhunter's Codex has been the one and only manual for Shadowhunters looking to brush up on their demon languages, learn proper stele use, and discover just what exactly a pyxis is. Featured in both The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices, this guide is a necessity for any young Nephilim on their journey to becoming a Shadowhunter. Beautifully illustrated, the Codex contains images of the famous Shadowhunter homeland of Idris, as well as depictions of demons and other Downworlders. But this isn't just any copy of The Shadowhunter's Codex. It's Clary's copy, and as an artist herself, she's sketched pictures of her friends and family in the book, and scrawled helpful advice in the margins. Of course, she couldn't exactly stop Jace or Simon from adding their thoughts either. Part encyclopedia, part history, part training manual—complete with commentary from Shadowhunters who have seen it all—this beautiful guide is a perfect supplement to the #1 New York Times bestselling series.
Publisher: 2013.
ISBN: 9781442496835
Branch Call Number: eBook Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 downladable ebook

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Nov 29, 2017

This book is unbelievably halarious and intresting. I like the added funny comments from Jace and Simon. The Shadowhunters Codex is an amazing and stunning book. The sketches that
Clary sketched were an extremely good detail. Cassandra Clare is an outstanding writer, her works are extraordinary, especially this one. Lots of detail and humor.

Sep 17, 2017

This book gives you all the fine details that you can miss some times. The notes, answers and drawing just pump it up a little and make it more personal.

Oct 02, 2016

this book makes every thing in the mortal insterments a lot more confusing, if u did not read the books frst of all. but if u have it puts the puzzl pieces together.

Aug 13, 2016

This incredibly massive book, or so you can call it, is almost like an encyclopedia of sorts, Here, readers can be either the extreme fans, the curious soul, or anywhere in between. Obviously, as any codex or encyclopedia would, it provides both information, about the Down world and Shadowhunter History, that are known or not known to many. I knew about the Angel Raziel, and how he rose from the lake and created shadowhunters and whatnot. However, this textbook gave me more insight as to what happened, more precisely, and with pictures! For a picture is worth a thousand words, as we all know. The evolution of demon hunting beings is deeper delved into, and our dear author choses to show us the backstage of all the fighting and captivating world. However, I do warn those that this is very heavy material, and readers must be aware they may be overwhelmed or bored a bit, at times. 4.5/5 - @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Apr 21, 2016

Didn't enjoy too much "extra" stuff and notes and things I just couldn't get into.
* Did not finish

Jul 22, 2015

This gives me a little more of Clary, Jace and Simon. and It answered a couple questions. But the book itself is boring.

Jul 08, 2014

If their notes weren't there, this wouldn't have been as interesting. I really liked how much we learned about the shadowhunter world though!

Feb 18, 2014

This would have been kinda dry without the "notes" by Clary, Simon and Jace, and the "sketches" by Clary. Those were the best parts. If you're really into the series, you'll want to read this. If not, you may not care that much.

Nov 20, 2013

Really good. Don't read it if you haven't read at least 'The Mortal Instruments'. Some of the information is inconstant with what the books say (like the sections about Downworlders) but since this is to be from a Shadowhunter perspective it makes sense. The comments written by Clary, Simon and Jace are really funny and make the book a lot more fun.


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Oct 02, 2016

''So far you know two worlds: the mundane world and the Shadow World. But there are other worlds than these.''
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