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BJC Book Club
September 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday, September 27 at 8pm
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
This is the fictional story of Count Alexander Rostov, who in 1922 when he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel. 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.