A Gentleman in Moscow
by Amor Towles and Nicholas Guy Smith

Overview - The mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series

"The novel buzzes with the energy of numerous adventures, love affairs, and] twists of fate." -- The Wall Street Journal

He can't leave his hotel. 

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More About A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles; Nicholas Guy Smith
The mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series

"The novel buzzes with the energy of numerous adventures, love affairs, and] twists of fate." --The Wall Street Journal

He can't leave his hotel. You won't want to.

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.

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 hotel's 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 count's endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose.

  • ISBN-13: 9780735288522
  • ISBN-10: 0735288526
  • Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Dimensions: 5.9 x 5.1 x 1.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

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