Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Leviathan

Leviathan #1

Scott Westerfeld with Keith Thompson (Illustrator)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous challenging medium-paced

440 pages | first published 2009

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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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Summary of 4857 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
emotional 23%
mysterious 23%
tense 23%
funny 21%
lighthearted 21%
dark 5%
informative 5%
challenging 3%
hopeful 3%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 49%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 27% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 67% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 17%

Average rating

3.83

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