: 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 has robot tech and animalistic beings on opposite sides of a war which a group of people have to come together to fight. I love the idea of this alternate WWI setting.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The year is and Europe, armed with futuristic machines and biotechnology, is on the precipice of war. It was pleasant to have Alek’s men Bauer and Klopp developed more. Read L My wife and I are both massive bookworms at heart.

Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld book review

Apr 02, AH rated it really liked it Shelves: One of the funnier parts of the book was when Deryn thinks she’s going to get a declaration of love from him; she doesn’t.

I think Bovril counts as an excuse to add a book to my “talking cats” shelf.

German cover of Behemothreleased April 25, It was very fast-paced and full of dangerous situations. Also, from Malone, Westerfelld, Deryn and Lilit yb that there is a Tesla cannon in Istanbul that is capable of destroying the Leviathan when it arrives, and they realize that for the revolution to succeed they will have to bring down the cannon themselves.


The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Cl And amazing how content suitable to enthrall a ten-year old can revive a sense of wonder in this old reader. Things are getting a bit more complicated between them though Alek doesn’t know it yet. Scott Westerfeld got it very, very right in this smart, slickly crafted re-imagining of World War I.

The sociological and political dimensions were quite nuanced, befitting the richness of the characters that populated that alternate steampunk world. Bdhemoth tells Alek the story of her father’s death, and they say their goodbyes. So much has happened since the end of Leviathan. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

It would seem no YA Book can live without it. Barlow offers her gift of one of the loris eggs, the Sultan’s automaton crushes the egg. The sounds, ebhemoth sense of urgency, the fear, I felt it all.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I listened to the audio well, it reminded me of the movie Maleficent. Barlow’s mysterious eggs hatches and Bovril emerges.

I’m definitely going to be reading “Goliath” as soon as I can get my hands on it! Alek also meets Eddie Malone, and asks him to bring a message to Volger on the Leviathan. I sort of want one. There’s one other character I can mention without spoilers, and that’s Eddie Malone, an American reporter. Read more Read less. Behemkth was ” Aww.

A hardly extensive Google Image search did not turn up this image, to my immense disappointment. The sequel, Goliathwas released on September 20, Now for the stuff I really read the book for. As per expectations, it’s fabulous. All the plotting and the attacking and the whatnot…. So in this a YA fanatics This one has lots of fun and thrilling action, amazing bioengineered beasts and fiendish war machines, and colorful characters.


Barlow, that seems to understand and repeat various sounds and words in seemingly useful ways. Oct 14, Kogiopsis rated it really liked it Shelves: In his stateroom, Volger shows Alek Malone’s newspaper article and expresses his disappointment in some of Alek’s behavior in Istanbul. In the first he was rescued, manipulated into driving a walker.

Behemoth (Leviathan, #2) by Scott Westerfeld

You like shallow things! Add to Cart Add to Cart. Leviathan is a must-read before you tackle this monster book. The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. Nov 03, Lyle Kimo Valdez rated it it was amazing Shelves: And even if Westerfeld changed some of the history so to speak I think he tried to keep the culture of the place intact.

Behemoth (novel)

All in all, very consistent ya-steampunk-war adventures. What animal hybrid is the behemoth?

Buy the selected items together This item: As this is a YA and the readers targeted are young minds the author doesn’t spend much time to make it look realistic or even probable. Alek gives the Committee most of his gold to finance this plan, as the spices are expensive.

Can you imagine how much fun Pan and Bovril would have together, too?! Ever since our youngest was born, my westergeld has felt kind of frazzled!