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 they are at war with the Clanker powers.Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and Alek is the heir to an empire posing as a... show more
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 they are at war with the Clanker powers.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. Finally together aboard the airship Leviathan, they hope to bring the war to a halt. But when disaster strikes the Leviathan's peacekeeping mission, they find themselves alone and hunted in enemy territory. Alek and Deryn will need great skill, new allies, and brave hearts to face what's ahead.
Publish date: October 5th 2010
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 485
Edition language: English
Series: Leviathan (#2)
Apparently, The Infernal Devices is also considered steampunk, but I consider that to be more of a historical fantasy/paranormal genre. So, that is why I’m going to consider Leviathan the very first steampunk novel I’ve ever read. People should seriously read this series. I feel bad that I put off...
Behemoth continues the plot where Leviathan left off. In a alternate World War I, where the Clankers use machinery and Darwinists use genetically manipulated animals as their favored weapon. This second book is packed with even more action and adventure that its predecessor, but with a much linear ...
Had a bit of the second-book syndrome near the end, but was still just as fun to read as the first book alongside new secondary characters.
With [b:Leviathan|6050678|Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)|Scott Westerfeld|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1275694232s/6050678.jpg|6226342], I only sort of leisurely flipped through. Behemoth was much more gripping and had me neglecting other things in order to keep reading.I loved the characte...
Full review to come when I have time to write it, but for now, here's...DAVE'S FINAL JUDGMENT - THE DEFENSE - The Clanker's steampunk monstrosities and the Darwinist's genetically-manufactured Beasties are incredibly imaginative - Many fascinating characters, especially Deryn & Alek - Story is very...