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A Gentleman in Moscow: The worldwide bestseller

A Gentleman in Moscow: The worldwide bestseller by Amor Towles

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By Amor Towles

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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. Instead of being taken to his usual suite, he is led to an attic room with a window the size of a chessboard.

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02 Mar 2020


Our Reading Group really enjoyed this novel. It has a clever plot with lots twists and turns and lots of interesting characters. Beautiful descriptions and lots of references to literature, politics and culture of the period.

15 Feb 2020


This was our second book we read. Not something that most of our bookworms has read before. We really enjoyed the book and how it pushed us to read out of our comfort zone. We enjoyed the descriptions of Russia and could just imagine the hotel.
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