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Half A Crown

(2008)
(The third book in the Small Change series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Prometheus Award Best Book (nominee)
In 1941 the European war ended in the Farthing Peace, a rapprochement between Britain and Nazi Germany. The balls and banquets of Britain's upper class never faltered, while British ships ferried 'undesirables' across the Channel to board the cattle cars headed east.

Peter Carmichael is commander of the Watch, Britain's distinctly British secret police. It's his job to warn the Prime Minister of treason, to arrest plotters, and to discover Jews. The midnight knock of a Watchman is the most dreaded sound in the realm.

Now, in 1960, a global peace conference is convening in London, where Britain, Germany, and Japan will oversee the final partition of the world. Hitler is once again on British soil. So is the long exiled Duke of Windsor - and the rising gangs of 'British Power' streetfighters, who consider the Government 'soft,' may be the former king's bid to stage a coup d'état.

Amidst all this, two of the most unlikely persons in the realm will join forces to oppose the fascists: a debutante whose greatest worry until now has been where to find the right string of pearls, and the Watch Commander himself.


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Hardback Editions

March 2015 : UK Hardback

Title: Half A Crown
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 1-4448-2315-9 / 978-1-4448-2315-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood
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September 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Half a Crown (Small Change)
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 0-7653-1621-8 / 978-0-7653-1621-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Half A Crown (Small Change)
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 1-4721-1299-7 / 978-1-4721-1299-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corsair
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September 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Half a Crown: A Story of a World that Could Have Been (Small Change)
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 0-7653-2315-X / 978-0-7653-2315-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Half a Crown
Author(s): Jo Walton
ISBN: 1-5226-9742-X / 978-1-5226-9742-8
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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August 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Half a Crown: Small Change, Book 3
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Half a Crown: Small Change, Book 3
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Half a Crown: Small Change, Book 3
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Half A Crown
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Corsair
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December 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Half A Crown (Small Change Trilogy Book 3)
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Corsair
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April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Half a Crown: A Story of a World that Could Have Been (Small Change Book 3)
Author(s): Jo Walton
Publisher: Tor Books
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