Sad to say, it’s also the only decent bookshop in town. Or region, for that matter.
And it’s up for sale.
Nohing to do with not having a good business model or clued up and friendly staff (Stella Chrysostomou, the manager, for example), though.
The present owners felt that they were getting to the end of their best-by date and are looking for a responsible booklover to continue the long tradition.
It HAS to happen, otherwise we’re stuck with Whitcoulls and Paper Plus