Amor Towles: A Gentleman in Moscow (Paperback, 2019, Penguin Books) 4 stars

When, in 1922, thirty-year-old Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik …

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amos Towles

4 stars

Reminded me of Armando Iannucci's 'Death of Stalin'. The resilience of the human spirit during isolation and incarceration. Humour and routine essential and surrounding oneself with qualitative beauty; a hideaway and characters.