written by Scott Westerfeld ; illustrated by Keith Thompson.

On the eve of World War I, the machine-loving Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their big steam-powered Clankers. Inspired by Darwin, the British have fabricated animals into warships. Their mothership is called "Leviathan," and she is a whale-dirigible. The first book in a brand-new trilogy by the author of the "New York Times"-bestselling Uglies series.


David HealeyPosted September 2, 2010

It's the eve of World War I in an alternative steampunk world in which some surroundings and events are familiar, while others (diesel-powered robo walkers and genetically engineered war beasts) are not. This YA novel is the first in a planned series...

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