More than part 1,000,000 readers have fallen in love with the New York Times bestseller A Gentleman in Moscow
“How pleasant that during an technology as crude as ours this finely composed novel stretches out with antique-Global magnificence.” —The Washington Post
“‘The Grand Budapest Lodge’ and ‘Eloise’ meets all of the Bond villains.” —TheSkimm
“Impossible to resist . . . [an] sublime duration piece . . . as lavishly filigreed as a Fabergé egg.” —O, The Oprah Magazine
He can’t depart his Lodge. You gained’t need to.
From the New York Times bestselling creator of Rules of Civility—a transporting novel a couple of guy who’s ordered to spend the remainder of his life within a luxurious Lodge.
In 1922, Depend Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat through a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to deal with arrest within the Metropol, a grand Lodge around the side road from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable guy of erudition and wit, hasn’t ever labored an afternoon in his life, and should now reside in an attic room whilst probably the most such a lot tumultuous many years in Russian historical past are unfolding outdoor the Lodge’s doorways. All of a sudden, his diminished cases supply him access into a far greater Global of emotional discovery.
Brimming with humor, a glittering forged of characters, and one fantastically rendered scene after some other, this singular novel casts a spell because it relates the Depend’s undertaking to realize a deeper figuring out of what it method to be a person of function.
“And the intrigue! . . . [A Gentleman in Moscow] is laced with glowing threads (they’ll tie up) and tokens (they’ll subject): unique keys, mystery cubicles, gold cash, vials of coveted liquid, outdated pistols, duels and scars, hidden assignations (discreet and smoky), stolen passports, a ruby necklace, mysterious letters on sublime Lodge stationery . . . a luscious degree set, backdrop for a downright Casablanca-like drama.” —The San Francisco Chronicle
An Amazon Absolute best E-book of September 2016: A Gentleman in Moscow is the totally interesting 2nd novel from the creator of Rules of Civility. Amor Towles skillfully transports us to The Metropol, the famed Moscow Lodge the place film stars and Russian royalty hobnob, the place Bolsheviks plot revolutions and intellectuals talk about the deserves of recent Russian writers, the place spies undercover agent, thieves steal and the risk of 20th century Russia lurks outdoor its marbled partitions. It’s additionally the place rich Depend Alexander Rostov lives below space arrest for a poem deemed incendiary through the Bolsheviks, and meets Nina. Nina is a precocious and huge-eyed younger lady who holds the keys to all the Lodge, wonders what it method to be a princess, and can irrevocably modification his life. In spite of being restricted to the hallway of the Lodge, the Depend lives an soaking up, journey-stuffed life, stuffed with capers, conspiracies and tradition. Alexander Rostov is a personality for the a long time–like Kay Thompson’s Eloise and Wes Anderson’s M. Gustav, he’s unflinchingly (and hilariously for readers) dedicated to his station, even if compelled to attend tables, play conceal and are seeking with a tender lady, or confront communism. Towles magnificently conjures the grandeur of the Russian Lodge and the vibrancy of the characters that decision it house. –Al Woodworth, The Amazon E-book Review