A Gentleman in Moscow

Synopsis

From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility - a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. 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?
Amor Towles
About the author

Amor Towles

Amor Towles was born and raised in the Boston area. He graduated from Yale University and received an MA in English from Stanford University. An investment professional for over twenty years, he now devotes himself full time to writing. Towles lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.

Books by Amor Towles

Related articles

Live Book Event: Karen Herbert, Author of The River Mouth

News | Events & Festivals

28 September 2021

Live Book Event: Karen Herbert, Author of The River Mouth

    Podcast: Tim Ayliffe on the Rise of Extremism in Australia

    Podcast

    27 September 2021

    Podcast: Tim Ayliffe on the Rise of Extremism in Australia

      Q&A with Trace Moroney, Author of the My Emotions Series

      News | Author Related

      23 September 2021

      Q&A with Trace Moroney, Author of the My Emotions Series

      Live Book Event: Chris Hammer, Author of Treasure and Dirt

      News

      23 September 2021

      Live Book Event: Chris Hammer, Author of Treasure and Dirt

        Podcast: Cecelia Ahern on How We Are Shaped by the People in Our Lives

        Podcast

        23 September 2021

        Podcast: Cecelia Ahern on How We Are Shaped by the People in Our Lives

          Win a $100 Book Voucher! (Terms & Conditions)

          News | Book Life

          23 September 2021

          Win a $100 Book Voucher! (Terms & Conditions)

            Live Book Event: Anna Downes, Author of The Shadow House

            News | Events & Festivals

            23 September 2021

            Live Book Event: Anna Downes, Author of The Shadow House

              Explore and Create: Activity of We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

              News | Book Life

              22 September 2021

              Explore and Create: Activity of We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

              Podcast: Alison MacLeod on the Power of Fiction

              Podcast

              20 September 2021

              Podcast: Alison MacLeod on the Power of Fiction

                Draw, Colour, Find and Create: Activity Pack of Down the Road, Little Bee by Sarah Jane Lightfoot

                News | Book Life

                20 September 2021

                Draw, Colour, Find and Create: Activity Pack of Down the Road, Little Bee by Sarah Jane Lightfoot

                COMMENTS

                Leave a Reply

                Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *