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Pinney Evening Book Group discusses A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles @LELC

Lake Edge Lutheran Church (4032 Monona Dr)
Tuesday, Oct 22, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Pinney Book Group hosts a discussion of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. New attendees always welcome. Note: meeting is at Lake Edge Lutheran Church (4032 Monona Dr.).
Synopsis: Sentenced to house arrest in Moscow's Metropol Hotel by a Bolshevik tribunal for writing a "revolutionist" poem, Count Alexander Rostov must adjust to life as a "former person". For the next 30 years, from his shabby attic room, he strives to maintain a daily routine, explores the nooks and crannies of the hotel, bonds with the staff, and forms a relationship with a spirited young girl named Nina, which deepens and strengthens throughout his sentence. His conduct, his resolve, and his commitment to his home and to the hotel guests and staff form a triumph of the human spirit. As Moscow undergoes vast political and countless social upheavals, Rostov remains, implacably and unceasingly, a gentleman. -- adapted from reviews.