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** Available for pre-order, THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY, the dazzling new novel from Amor Towles **

Chosen for the Duchess of Cornwall's online book club The Reading Room


OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD: a BBC Radio 4 Book Club choice, soon to be a major TV series starring Kenneth Branagh
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'A wonderful book' - Tana French

'This novel is astonishing, uplifting and wise. Don't miss it' - Chris Cleave

'No historical novel this year was more witty, insightful or original' - Sunday Times, Books of the Year

'[A] supremely uplifting novel ... It's elegant, witty and delightful - much like the Count himself.' - Mail on Sunday, Books of the Year

'Charming ... shows that not all books about Russian aristocrats have to be full of doom and nihilism' - The Times, Books of the Year
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On 21 June 1922, Count Alexander Rostov - recipient of the Order of Saint Andrew, member of the Jockey Club, Master of the Hunt - is escorted out of the Kremlin, across Red Square and through the elegant revolving doors of the Hotel Metropol.

Deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the Count has been sentenced to house arrest indefinitely. But instead of his usual suite, he must now live in an attic room while Russia undergoes decades of tumultuous upheaval.

Can a life without luxury be the richest of all?
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A BOOK OF THE DECADE, 2010-2020 (INDEPENDENT)
THE TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017

A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017
A MAIL ON SUNDAY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017
A DAILY EXPRESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017
AN IRISH TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017
ONE OF BILL GATES'S SUMMER READS OF 2019
NOMINATED FOR THE 2018 INDEPENDENT BOOKSELLERS WEEK AWARD

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2017
9 January
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
480
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House
SIZE
5.9
MB

Customer Reviews

OrganDen ,

Class Tale

Great story centred on the Count in the Moscow Hotel. A really good read, great characters and with links to my film favourite Casablanca. Hard to beat.
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McD1942. ,

Excellent,right to the last word.

It’s an era that has been researched very well.

Iseveryncknametaken? ,

Outstanding

Great read from start to finish.
The only book I’ve read that I did not want to end.
Indeed the ending is pretty lame, but how could you end this saga?

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