A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel (Random House Large Print)

A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel (Random House Large Print) Author Amor Towles
ISBN-10 1524708690
ISBN-13 9781524708696
Year 2016-09-06
Pages 736
Language English
Publisher Random House Large Print
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A New York Times bestseller Chosen as a best book of the year by NPR The Washington Post The Chicago Tribune The San Francisco Chronicle and The Philadelphia InquirerThe same gorgeous layered richness that marked Towles debut Rules of Civility shapes A Gentleman in Moscow Entertainment WeeklyThe Grand Budapest Hotel and Eloise meets all the Bond villains TheSkimmIrresistible an elegant period piece as lavishly filigreed as a Faberge egg O the Oprah Magazine He cant leave his hotel You wont want to From theNew York Timesbestselling author ofRules of Civilitya 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 hotels 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 counts endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose And the intrigue A Gentleman in Moscow is laced with sparkling threads they will tie up and tokens they will matter special keys secret compartments gold coins vials of coveted liquid old fashioned pistols duels and scars hidden assignations discreet and smoky stolen passports a ruby necklace mysterious letters on elegant hotel stationery a luscious stage set backdrop for a downright Casablanca like drama The San Francisco Chronicle

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