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A gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles

By: Towles, Amor [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Random House LLC, [2016]Copyright date: ℗♭2016Description: 462 pages : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780670026197; 0670026190.Subject(s): Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction | Home detention -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Hotels -- Russia -- Fiction | Moscow (Russia) -- History -- Fiction | Russia (Federation) -- MoscowGenre/Form: Fiction. | History. | Historical fiction.Summary: 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
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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

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