Half a Crown by Jo Walton
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Half a Crown Summary
In 1941 the European war ended in the Farthing Peace, a rapprochement between Britain and Nazi Germany. The balls and banquets of Britains upper class never faltered, while British ships ferried undesirables across the Channel to board the cattle cars headed east.
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"Walton's understated prose and deft characterizations elevate this above similar works." - Publishers Weekly.
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Jo Walton Author Biography
Jo Walton won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer on publication of her debut novel The King's Peace. Her novel, Tooth and Claw, won the World Fantasy Award, and Farthing was a finalist for the Nebula Award. In addition to writing speculative fiction, she has also designed role-playing games and published poetry. Her song "The Lurkers Support Me In Email" has been quoted innumerable times in online discussions all over the world, frequently without attribution. A native of Wales, she lives in Montreal.
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