This article is about the book, Leviathan. For the airship, see Leviathan
Leviathan (novel)
Author Scott Westerfeld
Publication date October 6, 2009
Published by Simon Pulse
ISBN 978-1416971733
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Leviathan is a steampunk novel written by Scott Westerfeld and illustrated by Keith Thompson.

The book tells an alternate history of World War I, wherein the Central Powers (Clankers) are characterized by their use of mechanized war machines, while the Entente Powers (Darwinists) are characterized by their use of living creatures evolved specifically for war. The main characters are the teenage son of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and a Scottish girl with dreams of joining the Air Force.