Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Leviathan

Leviathan #1

Scott Westerfeld with Keith Thompson (Illustrator)

440 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical young adult adventurous medium-paced
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It is the cusp of World War I, and all the European powers are arming up. 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 ...

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Moods

adventurous 98%
funny 27%
lighthearted 23%
tense 23%
emotional 16%
mysterious 16%
hopeful 6%
dark 5%
informative 5%
inspiring 5%
sad 3%
challenging 2%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 46%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 26% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.83

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