A Gentleman in Moscow
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A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in an elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery.
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Wishlist RABCK, A Bookcrossing member -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Released 1 mo ago (10/27/2021 UTC) at Wishlist RABCK, A Bookcrossing member -- Controlled Releases
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Preston, Victoria Australia on Thursday, October 28, 2021
Thank you for my "Christmas" bag of wishlist books. Onto Mt TBR it goes