The perfect lockdown book

  • Book: A Gentleman in Moscow
  • Location: Moscow
  • Author: Amor Towles

Review Author: Tess P

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Reading this whilst in the Coronavirus lockdown was the perfect novel. Utterly lovely, a Count under house arrest in a grand dame hotel in Moscow from 1922 until the 1950s, watching Russian politics and society unfold from inside the hotel.

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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