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Beware the wrath of the used-bookstore proprietor.

There’s nothing going on in the windows of Attic Books these days. Just like Parliament.

Marvin Post, long-time proprietor of one of Canada’s largest used bookstores, decided to empty his windows displays at 240 Dundas St. last weekend as a symbolic protest against Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to prorogue Parliament until March 3.

A small sign explains the significance of the empty window to customers and passers-by. “We are proroguing our window in honour of the Canadian government. Displays will return when our Parliament does,” the signs reads.