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Abbey's at 131 York Street (next to QVB) is an Aladdin's cave for readers and Sydney's much-loved indie bookshop since 1968 ~ Where ideas grow.


 
Our MEGA Mid-Year SALE is on! HUGE markdowns at 131 York Street on thousands of books! Crime, history, biography, science, fiction, children's books, science fiction, fantasy, languages (learning & fiction) and much more...

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Scorched Earth: Australia's Secret Plan for Total War Under Japanese Invasion in World War Two


 

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THE MAN FROM TALALAIVKA

The Man from Talalaivka is a novel by Olga Chaplin about a man torn between love for his country and the harsh reality of totalitarian rule... a Ukrainian farmer forced to change countries through the battles of two totalitarian tyrants. Set during World War II, spanning continents and time and ending with a new start in Australia, the novel resonates with stories of migrants to Australia.


 

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Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney by Paul Irish

A fascinating look at how aboriginal people in coastal Sydney adapted to the impact of white settlement during the 19th century - a revelation about a long-neglected part of our history. Dave Hall


 
 
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The Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind by A C Grayling at 131 York Street SydneyTHE AGE OF GENIUS by A C Grayling

The Seventeenth Century & the Birth of the Modern Mind.

 


The French Perfumer by Amanda Hampson

An Englishwoman with a nose for intrigue.

 


THE WOOLGROWER'S COMPANION
by Joy Rhoades

Themes of rural life, war, family, hope & resilience.



AFTER by Nikki Gemmell

Intimate exploration of the mother-daughter relationship.


Watch Over Me by Claire Corbett

Love and rebellion in occupied Northern Europe.


THE MIDSUMMER GARDEN by Kirsty Manning

Two strong women connected through time.


Hidden in Plain View by Paul Irish

Restoring Aboriginals to the narrative of colonial Sydney.


Her Mother's Secret by Natasha Lester

A girl chasing her dreams against all odds.


The Good Girl of Chinatown by Jenevieve Chang

A bold and vibrant cross-generational memoir.



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