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The Novel Idea Society


The Novel Idea Society is presented by CBC Saskatchewan in partnership with the Regina Public Library. Hosted by Sam Maciag of the CBC Saskatchewan news at 6.

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It is spooky season so in October, we are going back to a classic, reading Alice Hoffman's Practical Magic.

This program is conducted through Zoom. Register for a reminder or click the link the join:

Synopsis: For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have endured that fate as well: as children, the sisters were forever outsiders, taunted, talked about, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, with their musty house and their exotic concoctions and their crowd of black cats. But all Gillian and Sally wanted was to escape. One will do so by marrying, the other by running away. But the bonds they share will bring them back—almost as if by magic...

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16 spots available
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Oct 26 2021, 7:00pm


Online, Zoom 3

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Special Events


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