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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books, Tudor Time

My Husband is an unusual historical novel

My Husband, by Anne Elliott, has a different format from most historical novels. Rather than being full of action and dialog, the entire book is the reflection of a woman praying at a church where her late husband is buried, standing up. At first, this put me off and I…

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