Daytime Book Discussion of "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles

Event Type: ADULT - BOOKS
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 8/9/2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
 Join our discussion of "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles. New members always welcome.

Synopsis: From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civilityóa transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.

In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotelís doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery.

Brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another, this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the countís endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose. --
Library: Lakeview Library
Location: Community Room - Fireplace Side