The next meeting of the CSM Book Club will be on Thursday , October 24th at 10 am at the home of Arlean Fermanis. For directions call Arlean at 504-866-8908. The book we will be reading for the meeting is A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles. There are copies at both the New Orleans and the Jefferson Parish Libraries and it is available at Amazon in kindle edition or paperback.
All are welcome!
From the Amazon web site:
“From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility—a 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 hotel’s 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 count’s endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose.”