1900s, books

A Gentleman in Moscow Reads Memorably

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles is a rare book. It’s really long, but it’s central character is so charming you don’t really want it to end. It’s the story of Count Alexander Rostov, who is sentenced to house arrest in 1922 by the Soviet Tribunal for a propaganda…

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Sophia -A Byzantine Princess Come to Russia

Sophia is a Russian television show produced by the government there. It’s set in the mid 15th century and is about the last Byzantine princess, who marries the Russian prince Ionn. She becomes the first woman to exercise significant power in the country. Some have suggested this is a work…

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