2022-03

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The Understudy is a suspenseful and dramatic debut novel by author JULIE BENNETT set during the opening of the Sydney Opera House in 1973. As AKINA HANSEN writes, it’s an exciting exploration of love, ambition and betrayal.
 

In October 1973, Australia saw the completion of one of its biggest cultural icons of the 20th century, the Sydney Opera House.

Despite its status today as a leading institution of arts and culture, it was met with intense scrutiny leading up to its gra …
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