Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices) Setting

Clare, Cassandra
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London

The novel is set in London in the late 1800s, and there are lengthy descriptions of the town, including specific neighborhoods and landmarks. The author mentions several streets, including some that even foreign readers will recognize by reputation. One scene takes place at Blackfriars Bridge, which does exist in London. The overall city does appear as it would have during this historical time period, but there are elements of the city that are specific to the novel. The person who has the ability to see the elements of the Downworlders will see the Institute where the Shadowhunters live, as well as a local tavern where Downworlders spend their time. The person without the sight would see vacant lots or ordinary buildings.

The London Institute

This is where several Shadowhunters live and train for their role in the overall services the group provides. The building is hidden from the...

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