A Gentleman in Moscow
Book Title & Author:
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
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I loved the historical perspective from a person in a quirky circumstance.
The book should be easily available; everyone I know who has read it found it thought provoking and delightful; there were poignant truths and reflections; I hated to see it end; it is worthy to be read again and again!
Description from publisher’s site:
“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?”
Additional Information: This title is available in both Kindle and Audiobook format.