A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW. by Towles, Amor.

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A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW.

Edition: Later printing.

New York: Viking, (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's bestselling second novel - named one of the best books of the year by the Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and NPR - this is set against a backdrop of upheaval in the early years of the Soviet Union, after the Russian Revolution had toppled the monarchy and all other aristocratic classes in Russia. In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. While the Soviet Union suffered decades of famine, violence, censorship and destruction, Rostov, stuck in the hotel, sees as people come and go out of his life, and its through this lens that the changes in Russia are refracted throughout the book. SIGNED on the title page. Under production by Apple as a limited television series, starring Kenneth Branagh. Map frontispiece. 462 pp. ISBN: 978-0670026197.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 84835
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