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Gentleman, the

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Written in English

  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General

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    Number of Pages500
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    Open LibraryOL11727415M
    ISBN 101414201176
    ISBN 109781414201177

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Early in the story, Will Author: Walker Percy. THE GENTLEMAN is a book you read to enjoy the voice. There is a plot, of course. It centers on young Lionel Savage, a proper gentleman who runs out of money and so must marry it. While hiding from one of his wife's society parties (he does not love his wife, as he makes plain.

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A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW tells the story of a Russian aristocrat living under house arrest in a luxury hotel for more than thirty years. What was the origin of the idea. Over the two decades that I was in the investment business, I travelled a good deal for my firm.

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What appeared at first to be a delightful series of intertwined vignettes became a novel of humor and history with characters that made me want to step into the lobby of the Metropol Hotel, run up and down the staircases and dine in the Boyarsky.

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Amor Towles’ A Gentleman In Moscow is an epic writ small, a story of Tolstoyan scope on a minute scale. Here we see a country in repeated upheaval over the course of decades—from the end of Imperial Russia in the Bolshevik Revolution past the rise of the USSR, a period that includes the defeat of one of history’s greatest evils by a country that becomes another—and Author: Ryan Vlastelica.

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