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City of Lost Souls: Mortal Instruments, Book 5 Audiobook

City of Lost Souls: Mortal Instruments, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

Jace is now a servant of evil, bound for all eternity to Sebastian. Only a small band of Shadowhunters believe he can be saved. To do this they must defy the Clave. And they must act without Clary. For Clary is playing a dangerous game utterly alone. The price of losing is not just her own life but Jace's soul. Clary is willing to do anything for Jace, but can she still trust him? Or is he truly lost?

©2012 Cassandra Clare LLC (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

What the Critics Say

"The Mortal Instruments series features a rare marriage of extremely intricate, fast-paced plotting with ample digressions into the emotional lives of characters we’ve come to care about deeply ... With a movie in the works, this is an excellent time for new readers to jump on board one of the most enjoyable series in YA. Smart, fun, and epic, these books are addictive for all the right reasons." (Locus)

"The new queen of fantasy." (The Wall Street Journal)

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  • Megan
    19/04/15
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    "Seriously good"

    I do not know how Cassandra manages to maintain the suspense through 5 books but she does it and more. She continues to build her characters who evolve and grow in complexity, inhabiting a world that is alive and vibrant and a little weird. Onward to book 6!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Holly
    4/09/14
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    "Eloise Oxer has ruined this for me."
    What did you like best about City of Lost Souls: Mortal Instruments, Book 5? What did you like least?

    Unfortunately I couldn't get more than twenty minutes in. Nothing to do with the writing, I wouldn't have got this far into the series if I didn't enjoy it, but the narrator is so painful to listen to, I'm going to have to wait until a better reading is found.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of City of Lost Souls: Mortal Instruments, Book 5?

    See above.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Grant was fine, though I preferred the gentleman from the previous book. Eloise on the other hand... Slow speaking, painfully slow. Dreary, stressing words seems more important than the story. The voice was so monotonous, I couldn't follow the story. She seems to breath words to attempt to make it more mysterious where it is just plain irritating. The last word in every sentence is breathed long, frankly weird.


    Was City of Lost Souls: Mortal Instruments, Book 5 worth the listening time?

    I may keep trying as I want to hear the book, but I certainly will avoid the narrator in future books.


    Any additional comments?

    Other ratings are based on previous books, and expectations for this book.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • julie jones
    4/11/16
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    "City of lost souls"

    I love this book and I would give it to my m8 and I know she would won't the next book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • paula
    19/09/16
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    "the best book in the series so far!!"

    very unexpected twist at the end. fantastic!! I can't wait to devour city of heavenly fire!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • surreywench
    21/06/16
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    "Awesome"

    This series just gets better and better! can't wait to download the next one! it isn't predictable

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    12/05/16
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    "Fantastic book can't wait to listen to the final"

    I can't wait to listen to the final chapter absuluity fantastic best storyline jase hero

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jennifer
    Buckinghamshire, UK
    3/04/16
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    "Very enjoyable"

    I was a bit worried at first as Eloise Oxer's narration was extremely stiff during the opening lines, but she soon seemed to fall into a comfortable narration and I was able to focus on the story rather than the narration (Grant Cartwright was fine from the start).

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • R.Powell
    Lancashire, England
    29/03/16
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    "Painful narrating"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Eloise Oxer is totally the wrong person do the narrating, she has not got the voice for the job. I takes a lot of will power to continue listening , for this reason alone I wouldnt recommend this audio version of the book.


    What other book might you compare City of Lost Souls: Mortal Instruments, Book 5 to, and why?

    All Mortal Instruments books are adventurous and exciting, you just lose yourself in the plot.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Grant Cartwright and Eloise Oxer ’s performances?

    Nooooo


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Both


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Moonkai
    13/03/16
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    "Arghhhh"
    How could the performance have been better?

    That Woman's voice meant I could not listen to this the whole way through....


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • lee
    21/12/15
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    "I loved this amazing installment to the story"

    Loved this installment loved that Izzy finally admitted liking simon could put it down I was drown to the intense of the story can't wait to see wahh happens next

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • S. Fionda
    12/05/15
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    "Great Book if played at speed 1.25x"
    What made the experience of listening to City of Lost Souls: Mortal Instruments, Book 5 the most enjoyable?

    The story kept a great pace and I loved digging deeper into each character, Simon & Magnus especially!


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Grant Cartwright and Eloise Oxer ?

    Nope not on your nelly! I don't know if it was a recording issue that distorted Eloise Oxter so badly or if the poor woman actually read the book like that but each word is painfully stretched out when played at normal speed. However crank it up a notch to 1.25x and she sounds perfectly normal - Grant Cartwright doesn't suffer from the speed up too badly either.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    The story left me wanting more, the narraters not so much.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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