A Gentleman in Moscow Setting

Amor Towles
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Hotel Metropol, Moscow

Almost the entire action of this novel takes place in the Hotel Metropol, a luxury hotel in Moscow. It is at this hotel that the Count has been condemned to house arrest.

Idlehour

Idlehour is the name of the Rostov estate in Nizhny Novgorod. The Count grew up on this estate. The estate was abandoned in 1918 when the Count arranged for his grandmother to leave the country after the Tsar was executed.

After the Count left the Metropol when he was in his sixties, he returned to the property on which the estate had been located. He discovered the house in which he had lived had been burned to the ground.

Sixth Floor of the Metropol

The sixth floor of the Metropol, the floor where servants once lived, is the place to which the Count was moved when he was put on house arrest in the...

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