Ein Gentleman in Moskau

Author: Amor Towles
Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
ISBN: 3843716196
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Moskau, 1922. Der genussfreudige Lebemann Graf Rostov wird verhaftet und zu lebenslangem Hausarrest verurteilt, ausgerechnet im Hotel Metropol, dem ersten Haus am Platz. Er muss alle bisher genossenen Privilegien aufgeben und eine Arbeit als Hilfskellner annehmen. Rostov mit seinen 30 Jahren ist ein äußerst liebenswürdiger, immer optimistischer Gentleman. Trotz seiner eingeschränkten Umstände lebt er ganz seine Überzeugung, dass selbst kleine gute Taten einer chaotischen Welt Sinn verleihen. Aber ihm bleibt nur der Blick aus dem Fenster, während draußen Russland stürmische Dekaden durchlebt. Seine Stunde kommt, als eine alte Freundin ihm ihre kleine Tochter anvertraut. Das Kind ändert Rostovs Leben von Grund auf. Für das Mädchen und sein Leben wächst der Graf über sich hinaus. "Towles ist ein Meistererzähler" New York Times Book Review "Eine charmante Erinnerung an die Bedeutung von gutem Stil" Washington Post "Elegant, dabei gleichzeitig filigran und üppig wie ein Schmuckei von Fabergé" O, the Oprah Magazine

Eine Frage der H flichkeit

Author: Amor Towles
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843713677
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New York, Neujahr 1937: Die beiden Freundinnen Kate und Eve – zwei Provinzschönheiten, die die Welt erobern wollen – gabeln in einer Jazzkneipe den charmanten Tinker Grey auf. Er trägt Kaschmir und scheint Single zu sein – ein Sechser im Lotto. Eine turbulente Freundschaft à trois beginnt. Die beiden jungen Frauen weisen Tinker in die geheime Kunst des Schnorrens ein, und Tinker revanchiert sich, indem er sie in die feinsten Clubs der City ausführt. Erst als das beschwingte Dauerabenteuer jäh durch einen Unfall beendet wird, stellt sich für Kate die Frage, wer eigentlich in wen verliebt ist – und was das Leben wirklich ausmacht.

A Gentleman in Moscow

Author: Amor Towles
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448135508
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Summary A Gentleman in Moscow A Novel

Author: Abbey Beathan
Publisher: Abbey Beathan Publishing
ISBN: 138600779X
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A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles | Book Summary | Abbey Beathan (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.) A novel about Count and how he was ordered to spend the rest of his life inside the walls of a luxury hotel. In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov was condemned to spend the rest of his life in the Metropol, a luxurious hotel. A Gentleman in Moscow feels like an emotional trip, where we empathise with Alexander Rostov's situation. At first, we feel impotence, due to the fact that the protagonist is locked in an attic room while the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are passing outside of the hotel's walls. But that's just the beginning, the interest part is what happens next. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Abbey Beathan. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "If a man does not master his circumstances then he is bound to be mastered by them." – Amor Towles The second part of the emotional journey alongside Rostov is one that was generated due to the solitude of being locked away with nothing to do. It gave him time to look deep within himself and enter a state of emotional discovery, one that would change his life for good. Amor Towles did a masterful job of describing intangible things in the most accurate and humane way. Filled with humor and an interesting cast of characters, dive into this unique novel that gives you a deeper understanding of what it means to be a person of purpose. P.S. A Gentleman in Moscow is an outstanding novel that stands out from the rest as a unique book. P.P.S. It was Albert Einstein who famously said that once you stop learning, you start dying. It was Bill Gates who said that he would want the ability to read faster if he could only have one superpower in this world. Abbey Beathan's mission is to bring across amazing golden nuggets in amazing books through our summaries. Our vision is to make reading non-fiction fun, dynamic and captivating. Ready To Be A Part Of Our Vision & Mission? Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Get Your Copy. Why Abbey Beathan's Summaries? How Can Abbey Beathan Serve You? Amazing Refresher if you've read the original book before Priceless Checklist in case you missed out any crucial lessons/details Perfect Choice if you're interested in the original book but never read it before Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book. "One of the greatest and most powerful gift in life is the gift of knowledge. The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge" - Abbey Beathan

Sag nicht wir h tten gar nichts

Author: Madeleine Thien
Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag
ISBN: 3641194083
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Ein preisgekrönter Roman über China von den 1940ern bis heute, über zwei eng verbundene Musikerfamilien und ihr Schicksal. Die herzzerreißenden Lebensgeschichten der Musiker, ihrer Freunde, Familien und Geliebten, die in den Strudel der Politik geraten, in das Auf und Ab von Revolution, Gewalt und Unterdrückung, führen zu der universellsten und zugleich privatesten aller Fragen: Wie kann der Mensch sich selbst treu bleiben, lieben und kreativ sein, wenn er sich verstellen und verstecken muss, weil er um sein Leben fürchtet? Erzählerin dieses vielschichtigen Epos ist Marie, die mit ihrer Mutter in Kanada lebt und nicht versteht, warum ihr Vater nach China zurückgekehrt ist. Als sie zehn Jahre alt war, haben sie einen Gast bei sich aufgenommen, die junge Ai-ming, die nach dem Massaker am Platz des Himmlischen Friedens aus Peking geflohen ist. Marie ahnte bald, dass sie eine gemeinsame Geschichte haben, und nun versucht sie, Licht ins Dunkel der Vergangenheit zu bringen.

A Gentleman In Moscow Summarized for Busy People A Novel Based on the Book by Amor Towles

Author: Goldmine Reads
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1387118129
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The year is 1922, and facing of the judgement of the Bolshevik tribunal is Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov. Considered an impenitent aristocrat, Count Rostov is sentenced to a lifetime of house arrest in Hotel Metropol—the luxurious hotel a street across from Kremlin. A man of culture and intellect, Rostov has lived all his life in opulence. Now, he must abandon comfort and riches, and move into the hotel's attic during which the most turbulent period in Russia's history are unfurling right out the streets below. A Gentleman in Moscow is a story rich of wit and humor, effectively presented through an impressive cast of characters and dialogue beautifully woven together. Amor Towles tells the story of a gentleman in Moscow seeking to understand what it truly means to live a life with purpose. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!

Summary of a Gentleman in Moscow a Novel by Amor Towles

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A Gentleman in Moscow is an intricately crafted novel by Amor Towles that manages to tell a decades long story involving only a few main characters and one location - the Metropol Hotel in Moscow. Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov is sentenced to permanent house arrest within the Metropol Hotel in 1922 because of he is considered a threat to the Communist Party. Upon being sentenced, the Count is forced to move from his lavish suite in the hotel up to the isolated 6th floor. Rather than dwelling on his new riches to rags situation, he chooses to embrace practicalities and foster the aesthetics that are central to his spirit. While living in the hotel, he befriends the hotel staff and a young girl named Nina who also lives there. Nina opens Rostov's eyes to all the hotel offers. With her help, he learns about every corner of the hotel and learns the intricacies of hotel life. After Nina presents him with her secret hotel passkey, Rostov can explore any area he wants, and he discovers the hotel is a whole world itself. In this summary and analysis of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, you'll get to enjoy: A detailed chapter-by-chapter overview that depicts all of the antics Count Alexander gets into! A list of main and secondary characters, and a detailed analysis of the key figures in this text Author information, along with other books you might enjoy! The major symbols, motifs, and themes present within the original A Gentleman in Moscow! AND MUCH MORE! Purchase today, and excitingly enjoy this detailed summary and analysis! NOTE TO READERS: This is a summary and analysis companion book to A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles. This is not the original text, and we strongly recommend you purchase the original book as well. Thank you!

Niemandsland

Author: Rhidian Brook
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641122686
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Hamburg 1946 – wenn aus Feinden Freunde werden Hamburg 1946: Ein englischer Offizier soll für die Entnazifizierung und den Wiederaufbau Deutschlands sorgen. Colonel Lewis Morgan wird mit seiner Familie in ein herrschaftliches Haus an der Elbe einquartiert. Seine Frau kann aber nicht verstehen, dass der Hausbesitzer Stefan Lubert nicht ausziehen muss. Sie findet die Idee, mit dem Feind unter einem Dach zu wohnen, unerträglich. Doch als sie den Alltag teilen, erkennt sie, wie grob und falsch ihr Bild von den Deutschen war. Nach und nach entwickelt sich eine unerhörte Nähe zwischen ihr und Stefan Lubert ... Ein selten beschriebenes Kapitel deutscher Geschichte – Rhidian Brook zeichnet ein enorm differenziertes Bild von einem Land, das am Boden liegt, von einer verstörten Bevölkerung, aber auch von dem Hoffnungsschimmer nach Tod und Vernichtung. Ein Roman von größter Intensität.

Summary of a Gentleman in Moscow

Author: Whizbooks
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Summary of A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles: Trivia Books A Gentleman in Moscow tells the story of Count Alexander Rostov who is an aristocrat living during the rise of communism. Because he is an aristocrat, he is sentenced to house arrest. He must now remain in the Metropol Hotel and will be put to death if he leaves. A Gentleman in Moscow became a New York Times bestseller in 2016. It was also the best book of the year for The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Chicago Tribune, and NPR. The novel is "marvelous," according to The Chicago Tribune. It is layered with "richness," according to Entertainment Weekly and full of energy, in the opinion of The Wall Street Journal. According to O, the Oprah Magazine it is an elegant work of historical fiction. The Skimm compared A Gentleman in Moscow to James Bond, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Eloise. The novel received a rating of 4.5 of Amazon, Goodreads, and Barnes & Noble Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion & discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of scores with results to determine "fan status" - Share with other book fans and readers for mutual enjoyment Disclaimer: This is an unofficial summary, analysis and trivia book to enhance a reader's experience to books they already love and appreciate. We encourage our readers to purchase the original book first before downloading this copy for your enjoyment.