Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search




CD Audiobook

A gentleman in Moscow [sound recording] : a novel / Amor Towles.

Towles, Amor, (author.). Smith, Nicholas Guy, (narrator.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Summary:

"A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery..."--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD FIC TOWLES (Text) 33892100353946 Adult Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 10/04/2016 On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735288546
  • ISBN: 0735288542
  • ISBN: 9780735288522
  • ISBN: 0735288526
  • Physical Description: 14 audio discs (17 hr., 53 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape ; [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith.
Summary, etc.:
"A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery..."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Aristocracy (Social class) > Fiction.
Home detention > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Detention of persons > Fiction.
Hotels > Russia > Fiction.
Moscow (Russia) > History > Fiction.
Aristocracy (Social class)
Detention of persons.
Home detention.
Hotels.
Interpersonal relations.
Russia.
Russia (Federation) > Moscow.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Political.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Historical fiction.
Audiobooks.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
History.
Historical fiction.
Summary: "A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery..."--

Additional Resources