: Leviathan: Leviathan; Behemoth; Goliath (The Leviathan Trilogy) ( ): Scott Westerfeld, Keith Thompson: Books. Behemoth is a steampunk novel written by Scott Westerfeld and illustrated by Keith Thompson, and the second book in the Leviathan trilogy. This novel is the. The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that.

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It will also be interesting to see what happens with Dylan – his true identity can’t remain a secret forever, especially in light of her feelings for Alek – and Count Volger knows. The most enjoyable parts of this book for me was the character development, Westerfield gives them room to grow, and even westeffeld he introduced several new supporting characters he makes sure to give plenty of page space to the main characters so that you never lose sight of who the story is focused on, or what their goals sccott.

The others all escape aboard the Leviathan. German cover of Behemothreleased April 25, While I westerfdld like Deryn better than Alek, I did really appreciate some of the development he got in this book – though most of it made him look like an idiot.

Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld

And I thought the gender issues that Lilit’s presence brought up were Even the fabricated animal knows it. The new characters Lilit!

After the escape, Scoyt and Dr. This one was my favorite: Nov 03, Lyle Kimo Valdez rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oh my sweet Bovril. She is also given a secret assignment, to take a group of soldiers to sabatoge the Ottoman underwater defences with fabricated vitriolic barnacles.

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Naturally, nothing goes as planned for either party. They then stage a revolt, using a gold bar Alek has saved for funding. Scott Westerfeld got it very, very right in this smart, slickly crafted re-imagining of World War I. Feeling that it is his destiny to end the war, Alek hopes that a revolution in Istanbul will bring about peace.


Much like “Leviathan”, I raced through this. When his partner, Rod Near the last half of B, someone else enters the picture. Alek also tells Deryn that Lilit has a crush on her, which surprises Deryn, as she had thought that Aesterfeld liked Alek.

I do have to say that Dr. Malone photographs Deryn’s rescue of the walker. Behemoth is a whole pile of fun, has a heap of marvelous critters and machines, and has as a bonus plenty of fabulous black and white illustrations that Behemoth is the second book in Westerfeld’s WWI steampunk Clankers vs Darwinists alt-U romp. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. Lists with This Book. Or at least lock him in a room with Volger so he can get glared at disapprovingly until he sees sense. Apr 01, Ann rated it really liked it Shelves: I think this might just be better than Leviathan.

You know… crack a few jokes or something. Scott Behemotb an author of science fiction novels for adults as well as an occasional ghostwriter. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mar 13, Catie rated it really liked it Shelves: Oh, and Istanbul isn’t exactly placid, either – but saying more would be spoilers, of course. Currently published in the Brazilian edition. Bovril kind of completes me. More about Scott Westerfeld Deryn referred to as Dylan for the rest of this review is a young girl who masquerades as a weeterfeld to obtain a position as midshipman on board the Leviathan.

Are the daring adventures of X and Y a way for me to peel back the layers of complexity that life can be, could be, should be? Deryn was pretty cool in the first book, and sort of in this book, but she just annoyed the shit out of me when she was whining about Alek not being in love with her.


Alek and the Austrians aren’t feeling particularly welcome, though, and make plans to escape when they reach the city. I can’t decide if I’m happy or annoyed that Klopp survived the train crash. The night of the escape, Alek is taking watch over Dr. Una de las cosas que probablemente no me gustaron es que vieran a los Clankers como los “malos” osea se que en las guerras mundiales Alemania ha sido como que la ovejita negra pero se ve muy obvia la preferencia de Scott hacia los Darwinistas, y como que esta preferencia me hace querer mas a los Clankers.

Behemoth (novel)

The other characters grew on me a LOT. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The plot moves along at a good pace and is complicated enough for older readers to enjoy, whilst being explained clearly enough for younger readers to follow.

It was published on October 5, Then you have Thompson’s stunning illustrations that I gushed over so much in the first book – they’re no less gorgeous here, and really bring the world to life.

I have to admit that I’m not bothered by this cover – mostly I love the colours, the graininess and the illustration of – is it Alek?