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A gentleman in Moscow

Author: Amor Towles
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""In all ways a great novel, a nonstop pleasure brimming with charm, personal wisdom, and philosophic insight.this book more than fulfills the promise of Towles' stylish debut, Rules of Civility."--Kirkus Reviews (starred) 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 With his breakout debut novel,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Towles, Amor.
Gentleman in Moscow.
New York : Viking, 2016
(DLC) 2016037069
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amor Towles
ISBN: 9780670026197 0670026190 9780735221673 0735221677 9781786330383 1786330385 1524708690 9781524708696
OCLC Number: 944380324
Description: 462 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Amor Towles.

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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  Read more...
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"A comic masterpiece . . . very funny, tender and as laughably accurate an account of the dismal nature of life in Soviet Russia as one could hope for . . . Quite apart from the ingeniously Read more...

 
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