A Gentleman in Moscow

by Amor Towles


Click & Collect

×

Click & Collect

Reserve a copy of A Gentleman in Moscow for collection at Treasure Trove. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this item is ready for collection. For delivery by post add the address to the order notes and we will be in touch to arrange payment.

In Stock

Paperback

Books > Fiction

A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another 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.

Brimming with humour, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another, this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count’s endeavour to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose.

Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson |

Meet Me at the Museum

Anne Youngson

The Dangerous Kingdom of Love by Neil Blackmore |

The Dangerous Kingdom of Love

Neil Blackmore

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty |

The Husband’s Secret

Liane Moriarty

The Country of Others by Leïla Slimani |

The Country of Others

Leïla Slimani

The Last Chance Library by Freya Sampson |

The Last Chance Library

Freya Sampson

The Mission House by Carys Davies |

The Mission House

Carys Davies