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Saturday Book Club

Saturday, June 25, 2022 — 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Join us for a discussion of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

June 25, 2022

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Saturday, June 25, 2022
10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

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    Join us for a discussion of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. Contact the library to obtain a copy of the book.

    This program is in person. If you would prefer to join virtually, please contact ctyszka@berlinpeck.org.

     

    Book Summary

    A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count 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 hotel’s doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery…
     



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