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The Copper Gauntlet


by Cassandra Clare (Author) Holly Black (Author)

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Pages: 264
Published: 2015

Callum Hunt's summer break isn't like other kids'. His closest companion is a Chaos-ridden wolf, Havoc. His father suspects him of being secretly evil. And, of course, most kids aren't heading back to the magical world of the Magisterium in the fall.

It's not easy for Call... and it gets even harder after he checks out his basement and discovers that his dad might be trying to destroy both him and Havoc.

Call escapes to the Magisterium – but things only intensify there. The Alkahest – a copper gauntlet capable of separating certain magicians from their magic – has been stolen. And in their search to discover the culprit, Call and his friends Aaron and Tamara awaken the attention of some very dangerous foes – and get closer to an even more dangerous truth.

As the mysteries of the Magisterium deepen and widen, bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare take readers on an extraordinary journey through one boy’s conflict – and a whole world's fate.

Series Summary


Series: Magisterium
Tags: fantasy magic action adventure school friendship
Series reading level: 8+
Books in series: 4
Should read in order? Yes
Website: irontrial.scholastic.com

 Print series book list

Books in series order
1The Iron Trial  (2014)
2The Copper Gauntlet  (2015)
3The Bronze Key  (2016)
4The Silver Mask  (2017)