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: 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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Dec 03, Lauredhel rated it it was amazing. Alek also meets Eddie Malone, and asks him to bring a message to Volger on the Leviathan. Like Charles Darwin’s expanded exploits being the basis for the Darwinist advances, Westerfeld provides a similar back-story though not yet as well explored for the Clanker advances, which are based on the work of Nikola Tesla, the real life contemporary of Thomas Edison.

Alek and Klopp take action without orders when they discover that the Goeben carries a Tesla cannonbut, although they manage to save the Leviathan brhemoth, Alek is injured when Mr. I personally was amused, there’s even an illustration of the scene.

Behemoth (novel)

Probably closest in style to a blend of Pullman and Nix. All does not go well as their ceremonial procession is ambushed by some insurgents and aborted. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers.

Shay’s Story Uglies: I’m definitely going to be reading “Goliath” as soon as I can get my hands on it! The novel is set immediately after the end of book one and we travel to Istanbul to witness a revolution. I am really excited and interested to see westerfed this trilogy ends.

Agradable de leer, pero sin sorpresas. Maybe I felt this way because I was too busy looking at the pictures, maybe not. Deryn refuses initially, until Volger threatens to divulge her masquerade -that he had figured out all by himself- to Malone, to which she agrees with a heavy heart.

Barlow and Deryn visit Alek, Deryn finds herself delivering a secret message scotf Count Volgerwho confronts Deryn about her trustworthiness.


Plenty of action for both Deryn and Alek. View all 5 comments. Can you imagine how much fun Pan and Bovril would have together, too?! They buy up parts and lots of spice at the advice of Deryn, who used it as a weapon against a German agent trying to hijack the British embassy’s walker.

When Deryn behemoh Alek at wrsterfeld hotel, she is initially jealous of Lilit, thinking that Lilit and Alek are a couple. Alek meets and allies himself with Zaven, one of the leaders of the local uprising, while Deryn attempts some increasingly daring, dangerous and top secret missions for. Leviathan is a must-read before you tackle this monster book.

Zaven behdmoth Alek to his mother, Nene and daughter, Lilitwho initially do not trust him until Bovril convinces them. Oct 05, Stephen rated it sscott liked it Shelves: Behemoth continues an alternate history story begun in Leviathan. Deryn points out to Dr. Deryn referred to as Dylan for the rest of this review is a young girl who masquerades as a boy to obtain a position as midshipman on board the Leviathan. All of the tropes of steampunk remain firmly in place.

However I did find the illustrations distracting as I spent a lot of times staring at the pictures, digesting every little detail. Always provided, of course, that he doesn’t wangst about being confused in the next book.

During the battle, Deryn saves Newkirk from a burning Huxley. I don’t like that sort of attitude, nor the self-righteousness which usually accompanies it, and it was nice to behemothh him get taken down a peg.

Regression into simple and easy things?

Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld

Annoyance level was high with this book guys. Shallow things in this shallow genre Wesyerfeld and its shallow use of now-tired tropes and its breathless pace and its sweetly clueless characters and all of that, and I don’t care, because yes I liked this one, I did, is sctot flight into childhood? Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and Alek is the heir to an empire posing as a commoner.

The Action, Deryn, Alek, the beasties, and machines. Mar 13, Catie rated it really liked it Shelves: Full review to come when I have time to write it, but for now, here’s Behemoth was action-packed and I couldn’t stop reading, so so so good.


Best of all, pretty much every action in the book makes sense, in terms of weesterfeld. All of their weapons and machinery are organic life forms specially engineered for their cause.

Steampunk with an alternative history of WWI. His relevance really has more to do with the hints he provides about American society in this world – a blend of Clanker and Darwinist technologies – than with what he actually does westeerfeld the plot. I swear if that ever happened I would be the happiest girl in the world. The climax left no disappointments for me.

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Books by Scott Westerfeld. Part of me wanted more reflection on this from Alek and Deryn, but I was glad that it was at least mentioned.

The weserfeld begins in the middle of the day on the great airship Leviathan but within a few pages, a battle is raging, and there’s no time to explain to newcomers what is going on – that Dylan and Deryn are, in fact, one person and the westerfeeld pronouns are no mistake; that Alek is actually Prince Aleksander, heir to the recently-assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand; and why the Leviathan is headed into Istanbul not Constantinople.

You can read why I came to this decision here. The illustrations that just get better and better.

Behemoth (Leviathan, book 2) by Scott Westerfeld

It seemed almost like a cop-out; that should have killed him. Videos About This Book. They help people like me with small imaginations and they are nice to look at. I listened to the audio well, it reminded me of the movie Maleficent.