• Title : A Gentleman in Moscow

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  • ISBN: 0670026190

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 462 pages


A Gentleman in Moscow Description

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 With his breakout debut novel, Rules of Civility , Amor Towles established himself as a master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction, bringing late 1930s Manhattan to life with splendid atmosphere and a flawless command of style 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 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..



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thumbnail Title: A Gentleman in Moscow
Author:Amor Towles
ISBN :0670026190
ranting: 3.5
Reviewer: 81 Reviews
Description: 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 With his breakout debu

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