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First published in 2006, Jo Walton’s Farthing was hailed as a masterpiece, a darkly romantic thriller set in an alternate postwar England sliding into fascism.

Eight years after they overthrew Churchill and led Britain into a separate peace with Hitler, the upper-crust famili...


  • Author: Jo Walton
  • Publish Date: 2013-03-12
  • Book Awards

    Nominated for 2 (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Locus Science Fiction
  • 1 John W. Campbell

  • Book Award Years
    2007 Locus Science Fiction Nominated: Farthing
    2007 John W. Campell Award Nominated: Farthing
    2006 Nebula Nominated: Farthing

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