A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-09-06
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
On GoodReads this book gets 19,307 five star ratings and 10,728 four star, but I didn't enjoy it - is there something wrong with me?? I listened to the audio version and I didn't think I had a problem with the narrator, but I was really not gripped and had to force myself to pick it up each time. Af...
4.5 starsThis is beautiful, thoughtful and entertaining. After huge change ups in the Russian government, he is given house arrest in a hotel indefinitely. Despite being stuck there for decades, he doesn't seem to miss out on much. Someone is always visiting. Something is always happening. Even ...
Reading pleasure pure.Awesome, beautiful, memorable, charming, delightful, EXQUISITE. 1915193619471959
A gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles, author; Nicholas Guy Smith, narrator How does one begin to describe this book and do it justice? The time frame is the Roaring Twenties in the United States, but in Moscow, it is a time of adjustment after the Bolshevik Revolution and the murder of the Tsar. In o...
It’s 1922 and the Bolshevik Tribunal has sentenced Count Alexander Rostov to house arrest due to writing a revolt-encouraging poem. He’s considered a hero to some or otherwise he would have been shot. His current residence is the Metropol so there he’s sent to serve his sentence. If he sets foot ...
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