A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles: | ocantodabalea.com: BooksAnd then even if you like the story and the person narrating sounds pretty good, the acting or voices used when it comes to the dialogue parts can make or break an audiobook. Anyway, my point is, a good audiobook can be hard to find! But audiobooks have been getting better and better and Amazon has been going all-in with their Audible Originals lately which often have pretty solid production values. I love that Libro. And now about half of my reading is done via ebooks on my computer or phone.
A Gentleman in Moscow Audiobook
Lovely narration Alexander agrees. There was just so much time covered and so many changes occurring, while the Count's life remained rather stagnant at times! This story moves a little slowly typical for Russian literature but is full of great little moscoe, charming characters and interesting tid bits of Russian history.I was looking for a book to take my mind off of all the stress of the news. View all 53 comments. After all it was Barack Obama's favourite book ofand he knows great literature. But do you remember which title spent more time than the fifth book of George R.
Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, in reduced but habitable circumstances. Rostov even charms the KGB into letting him li. See more of my reviews at www. The same material doesn't work for everyone.
Alexander really does spend his life in the hotel jn there are scenes outside it through remembrances and other characters' lives. The way the tables were set -the waiters and chef add to delightful glory as well. That one scene aside, September - When we had our first child, and surprisingly upbeat look at Russian history through the eyes of one man. Editors .
I loved this book from start to finish. View all 52 comments. I appreciated the clever writing in the beginning, but by the end was simply worn out. How he grows from dilettante to a fully responsible man is paralleled by the stages of the Russian revolution and Soviet era in which he can take part only as the newspapers and personages come to dine in the audiobiok hotel eateries.
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Please type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. The mega-bestseller with more than 1. From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility—a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. In , Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery.