Amor Towles is an American bestselling author. After years spent working as an investment professional, he now devotes himself completely to writing. His novels, Rules of Civility (2011) and A Gentleman in Moscow (2016), were both New York Times bestsellers and have been translated into over thirty languages. He has also written essays and short stories published in Paris Review, Granta, and British Vogue.
The Hotel Metropol
On Writing A Gentleman In Moscow
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A Gentleman In Moscow
Moscow, 1922. Count Alexander Rostov is escorted out of the Bolshevik tribunal held in the Kremlin and into the grand Metropol Hotel. An unrepentant aristocrat, he is sentenced to live the rest of his life on the sixth floor of the historic establishment under penalty of death. While a tumultuous era for Russia is unfolding, behind the doors of the Metropol Hotel the Count will undergo his own journey of emotional discovery.Read more