IBNA- Science fiction novel 'Leviathan' (2009) by American author Scott Westerfeld has been published into Persian and is available in Iranian bookstores.
Illustrated by Keith Thompson, the novel is an alternate history story of events around World War I. The author closes the book with an explanation of what events were real and which were fictional. It has been translated into Persian by Sa’eed Simorgh and has been by Baaj Publishing in 400 copies.
Synopsis of 'Leviathan' reads: “Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battletorn war machine and a loyal crew of men.
Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She's a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered.
With World War I brewing, Alek and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way…taking them on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure that will change both their lives forever.
Scott Westerfeld’s book was named the Best Young Adult Novel by the Aurealis Award in 2009, Locus in 2010, and Mir Fantastiki in 2011.