Magisterium: The Iron Trial
Cassandra Clare and Holly Black

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Narrated By: Paul Boehmer

Duration: 10 hours and 37 minutes

What to expect

From the imaginations of bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a heart-stopping plunge into the magical unknown.

Think you know magic?

Think again.

The Magisterium awaits . . .

Most people would do anything to get into the Magisterium and pass the Iron Trial.

Not Callum Hunt.

Call has been told his whole life that he should never trust a magician. And so he tries his best to do his worst – but fails at failing.

Now he must enter the Magisterium.
It's a place that's both sensational and sinister. And Call realizes it has dark ties to his past and a twisty path to his future.

The Iron Trial is just the beginning. Call’s biggest test is still to come . . .

Genre

Children's / Teenage fiction: Fantasy, Children's / Teenage fiction: School stories, Children's / Teenage fiction: Action & adventure stories, Children's / Teenage fiction: Traditional stories

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This is an incredible book . . . once you've started reading, its hard to put the book down. It's awesome! It's full of suspense and I cannot wait for the next book in the series to be released!

Guardian Online

The strange, subterranean Magisterium is vividly rendered, and a string of ominous revelations will leave readers eager for future installments. Fans of both authors will enjoy getting to know this well-rounded cast in the first steps of their adventure

Publishers Weekly, starred review

A thrilling coming-of-age story that embraces fantasy tropes while keeping readers guessing.

Publishers Weekly

The Iron Trial is merely a setup and introduction, and promises to take subsequent instalments of the Magisterium series in a more complex and philosophical direction

Starburst

moves deftly into the gap left by Harry Potter . . . all the ingredients of a gripping tale for young teenagers