A Gentleman in Moscow Symbols & Objects

Amor Towles
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Desk

The Count’s desk is a symbol of the Count’s aristocratic background. This desk belonged to the man who was called the Grand Duke. He was the Count’s godfather and a counselor to the Tsar. The desk also has hidden compartments in the legs where the Count has kept gold coins hidden from those who have imprisoned him.

Hotel Passkey

The passkey is a symbol of Nina and the Count’s friendship. Nina gave this key to the Count as a gift the first Christmas they celebrated together. It was with the help of this passkey that the Count was later able to gather the things he needed to help Sofia escape Russia.

The Essays of Montaigne

The book of the Essays of Montaigne is a symbol of the differences between the Count and Mishka, and also the differences between the Count and Sofia...

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