Translation of: Ba-derekh el ha-gevul.
|Statement||by Mayer Bendet ; translated and adapted by Jacob Ben-Zweig.|
|LC Classifications||PJ5054.B4676 B313 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||285 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||285|
|LC Control Number||87166177|
Our Man in Moscow book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The world is large; Russia is great; death is inevitable. Almost /5. 'A Gentleman in Moscow' tells the story of Count Alexander Rostov, who is sentenced to live out the rest of his life on "house arrest" in the Metropol hotel, following his "conviction" by a Bolshevik tribunal. He was convicted of being an unrepentant aristocrat and is stripped of his wealth by the new Bolshevik regime/5(K). Our Man in Moscow: A Diplomat's Reflections on the Soviet Union Hardcover – March 1, by Robert A. D. Ford (Author)Cited by: 1. A Gentleman in Moscow is about the importance of community; the distance of a kind act; and resilience. It's a manual for getting through the days to come.” It's a manual for getting through the days to come.”/5(K).
In his bestselling novel "A Gentleman of Moscow," author Amor Towles captures the social upheaval in Russia after the Bolshevik Revolution, as a Russian . A Gentleman in Moscow is a novel that aims to charm, not be the axe for the frozen sea within us. And the result is a winning, stylish novel that keeps things easy. And the result is a winning. A Gentleman in Moscow is the year saga of the Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov, who is placed under house arrest inside the Metropol Hotel in Moscow in when the Bolsheviks spare him from death or Siberia because of his revolutionary poem written in s: 14K. Above: The Metropol Hotel (circa ) Amor Towles answers questions about his new novel. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW tells the story of a Russian aristocrat living under house arrest in a luxury hotel for more than thirty years. What was the origin of the idea? Over the two decades that I was in the investment business, I travelled a good deal for my firm.
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