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The Birthday Lunch
by Joan Clark
$22.95, paperback, 260 pp
Knopf Canada, June 2015
Reviewed from an uncorrected poof
Beth Powning’s A Measure of Light inspires recreation of 17th Century Puritan New England in Sussex, N.B. For six months members of SLICE (Sussex Literary Initiative and Cultural Events) were dedicated to exceeding the fantastic event they organized to launch Beth Powning’s 2010 best-selling novel, The Sea Captain’s Wife. And on Friday they did just that by converting the Royal Canadian Legion into the mid-17th Century Massachusetts Bay Colony, the setting for Powning’s newest novel, A Measure of Light (Knopf Canada). Powning describes herself as a ‘secular Quaker’ who left Connecticut…
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