The Infernal Devices takes place in the shadowhunter world created by author Cassandra Clare and is a prequel to The Mortal Instruments series, featuring some of the Mortal Instruments characters ancestors. The world itself is centred around downworlders (warewolfs, vampires, warlocks and demons) and nelphilim (the part angel, part human offspring) as each group struggles for power, acceptance and survival.
So The Getting of Wisdom has been sitting on my bookshelf for many months now and I finally got around to reading it. It has been described as a ‘coming of age’ story written by an Australian author, Henry Handel Richardson (the pen name for Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson) and first published in 1910.
Wolves of the Witchwood is the second novel in children’s The Impossible Quest series by Kate Forsyth.