Christian College Geelong Senior Library: Lovers of literature

Leviathan and Behemoth by Scott Westerfield

Full of nonstop action, this steampunk adventure is sure to become a classic.”
School Library Journal

Leviathan: first book in triology
Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battletorn war machine and a loyal crew of men.

Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She’s a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered.

With World War I brewing, Alek and Deryn’s paths cross in the most unexpected way…taking them on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure that will change both their lives forever.

Behemoth: second book in The Leviathan triology
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.

Goliath the third and final book in The Leviathan triology will be published in September this year.

To find out more about Scott Westerfield and his books go to his website: http://scottwesterfeld.com/blog/books/leviathan/


March 24, 2011 Posted by | Adventure, Great series, Steampunk, War | Leave a comment