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The first novel in a masterful trilogy by #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld that School Library Journal hailed is "sure to become a classic."

It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet.

Aleksandar Ferdinand, a Clanker, and Deryn Sharp, a Darwinist, are on opposite sides of the war. But their paths cross in the most unexpected way, taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure….One that will change both their lives forever.

Topics: 1910s, Illustrated, Trilogy, Adventurous, Exciting, World War 1, War, Genetic Engineering, Airships, Military, Animals, Friendship, Princes, Politics, Survival, Crossdressing, Alternate Histories, Pilots, Journeys, Multiple Perspectives, Central Europe, Women Pushing Boundaries, First in a Series, Female Protagonist, On the Run, and Battles of Succession

Published: Simon Pulse on
ISBN: 9781416987062
List price: $8.99
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