A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles
From the author of the New York Times bestselling book Rules of Civility comes another critically-acclaimed novel. A Gentleman In Moscow: A Novel is about a man who was ordered to spend the remainder of his life inside a luxury hotel. In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to a house arrest in the grand hotel Metropol. This is located across the street from the Kremlin. A Bolshevik tribunal deemed Rostov an unrepentant aristocrat. As a man of an indomitable of erudition and wit, Rostov has never worked a day in his life. Now, he must live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in the history of Russia are unfolding just outside the doors of the hotel. His reduced circumstances have unexpectedly provided him entry into a much larger world of personal emotional discovery. A Gentleman In Moscow: A Novel relays the endeavors of the count to gain a deeper understanding of what purpose really means.
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