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Ha'penny

(2007)
(The second book in the Small Change series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Prometheus Award Best Book
In 1949, eight years after the “Peace with Honor” was negotiated between Great Britain and Nazi Germany by the Farthing Set, England has completed its slide into fascist dicatorship. Then a bomb explodes in a London suburb.

The brilliant but politically compromised Inspector Carmichael of Scotland Yard is assigned the case. What he finds leads him to a conspiracy of peers and communists, of staunch King-and- Country patriots and hardened IRA gunmen, to murder Britain's Prime Minister and his new ally, Adolf Hitler.

Against a background of increasing domestic espionage and the suppression of Jews and homosexuals, an ad-hoc band of idealists and conservatives blackmail the one person they need to complete their plot, an actress who lives for her art and holds the key to the Fuhrer's death. From the ha'penny seats in the theatre to the ha'pennies that cover dead men's eyes, the conspiracy and the investigation swirl around one another, spinning beyond anyone's control.

In this brilliant companion to Farthing, Welsh-born World Fantasy Award winner Jo Walton continues her alternate history of an England that could have been, with a novel that is both an homage of the classic detective novels of the thirties and forties, and an allegory of the world we live in today.


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Used availability for Jo Walton's Ha'penny

Hardback Editions

February 2015 : UK Hardback

Title: Ha'penny
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 1-4448-2281-0 / 978-1-4448-2281-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood
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October 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ha'penny (Small Change)
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 0-7653-1853-9 / 978-0-7653-1853-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2016 : UK Paperback

Title: Ha'penny
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 1-78541-169-1 / 978-1-78541-169-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ha'penny (Small Change)
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 1-4721-1298-9 / 978-1-4721-1298-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corsair
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May 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ha'penny: A Story of a World that Could Have Been (Small Change)
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 0-7653-2314-1 / 978-0-7653-2314-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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July 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Ha'penny (Small Change)
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 0-7653-5808-5 / 978-0-7653-5808-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Ha'Penny
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 1-5226-9739-X / 978-1-5226-9739-8
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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August 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Ha'Penny: Small Change, Book 2
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Ha'Penny: Small Change, Book 2
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Ha'Penny: Small Change, Book 2
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Ha'penny
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Corsair
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December 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ha'penny (Small Change Trilogy)
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Corsair
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October 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Ha'penny: A Story of a World that Could Have Been (Small Change)
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA