A Gentleman in Moscow is a critically acclaimed 2016 historical-fiction novel set in the Metropol Hotel in Moscow from 1922 to 1954 by New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles. In the novel, Count Alexander Ilych Rostov is an aristocrat sentenced by a Bolshevik tribunal to a lifetime of confinement in the luxury hotel. While the country he once knew transforms outside his door, the Count undertakes his own transformation in a decades-long quest for purpose.
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