Myths and Motifs of the Mortal Instruments

Valerie Estelle Frankel

With vampires, fairies, angels, romance, steampunk, and modern New York all in one series, Cassandra Clare is exploding onto the scene. This book explores the deeper world of the Shadowhunters: - Parabatai, Nephilim, blessings, and runes - Lucifer, Ithuriel, Lilith, Agramon, and other angels and demons - Ancient legends of werewolves, vampires, and fairyfolk - Clares clever Easter eggs from pop culture and literature - The classic heroines journey - Muslim angels, Hindu prayers, the Jewish Book of Raziel, and the Christian Grail Theres something for everyone, as this book reveals unseen lore within the bestselling series. Valerie Estelle Frankel is the author of two books on the heroines journey, along with books on the Harry Potter series and The Hunger Games. Valerie lives (and writes!) in Sunnyvale, California.