A Gentleman in Moscow

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A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in Moscow – ** Available for pre-order, THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY, the dazzling new novel from Amor Towles **

Chosen for the Duchess of Cornwall’s online book club The Reading Room

OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD: a BBC Radio 4 Book Club choice, soon to be a major TV series starring Kenneth Branagh
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‘A wonderful book’ – Tana French

‘This novel is astonishing, uplifting and wise. Don’t miss it’ – Chris Cleave

‘No historical novel this year was more witty, insightful or original’ – Sunday Times, B…show more

Product details
Format Paperback | 480 pages
Dimensions 129 x 198 x 29mm | 330g
Publication date 02 Nov 2017
Publisher Cornerstone
Imprint Windmill Books
Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom
Language English
ISBN10 0099558785
ISBN13 9780099558781
Bestsellers rank 59

Review

[A] supremely uplifting novel … It’s elegant, witty and delightful – much like the Count himself. * Mail on Sunday, Books of the Year * A comic masterpiece . . . very funny, tender and as laughably accurate an account of the dismal nature of life in Soviet Russia as one could hope for . . . Quite apart from the ingeniously ludicrous plot and the acutely drawn characters, what adds to the joy of this book is the precision of Towles’ style. Again and again he conveys exactly the right impression with a deliciously surprising choice of words . . . a sheer delight. — William Hartson * Daily Express * A work of great charm, intelligence and insight. — Nick Rennison * Sunday Times * No historical novel was more witty, insightful and original * Sunday Times, Culture Magazine * Elegant sentences, wonderful characters and inventive storytelling . . . This is everything a novel should be: charming, witty, poetic and generous. An absolute delight. * Mail on Sunday * This novel is astonishing, uplifting and wise. Don’t miss it. * Chris Cleave * I just reread A Gentleman in Moscow … It’s a wonderful book at an…show more

About the Author

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.

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