Sunday, June 10, 2012 – 9:30 am
The TBS Book Club will discuss the book entitled
“The House at Tyneford” by Natasha Solomons.
Copies of the book provided by Adult Education are available in the Temple Library.
For an overview, It’s the spring of 1938 and no longer safe to be a Jew in Vienna. Nineteen-year-old Elise Landau is forced to leave her glittering life of parties and champagne to become a parlor maid in England. She arrives at Tyneford, the great house on the bay, where servants polish silver and serve drinks on the lawn. But war is coming, and the world is changing. When the master of Tyneford’s young son, Kit, returns home, he and Elise strike up an unlikely friendship that will transform Tyneford-and Elise-forever.