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Is part of Leviathan Trilogy Scott Westerfeld , 2009 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Behemoth
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'The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet.

'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.' (From the publisher's website.)

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Notes

  • Steampunk note: This novel contains many of the key features of steampunk, including an alternate history characterised by advanced mechanical and otherwise technological innovations, and a focus on the actions of imperial powers.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2010 .
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      Extent: 485p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9780670073047 (hbk.)
Alternative title: Behemót
Language: Czech
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      Czech Republic,
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      Eastern Europe, Europe,
      :
      Knižní klub ,
      2011 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 488p.
      ISBN: 9788024231693

Works about this Work

Untitled Helen Purdie , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 26 no. 5 2011; (p. 44-45)

— Review of Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel ; Goliath Scott Westerfeld , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Merriwyn Spicer-Wensley , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 1 2011; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel
Second Serve of Steampunk Ronni Phillips , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 January 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Cynthia K. Ritter , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , November/December vol. 86 no. 6 2010; (p. 107-108)

— Review of Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel
Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 28 November 2010; (p. 23)

— Review of Monkey Red Monkey Blue Nicki Greenberg , 2010 single work picture book ; Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 13 November 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel ; At Home with the Templetons Monica McInerney , 2010 single work novel
Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 28 November 2010; (p. 23)

— Review of Monkey Red Monkey Blue Nicki Greenberg , 2010 single work picture book ; Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel
Second Serve of Steampunk Ronni Phillips , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 January 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Merriwyn Spicer-Wensley , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 1 2011; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Cynthia K. Ritter , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , November/December vol. 86 no. 6 2010; (p. 107-108)

— Review of Behemoth Scott Westerfeld , 2010 single work novel
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