Why I love it
As fans of The Gentleman of Moscow know, Amor Towles has a gift for capturing a certain time and place in history and putting his readers immediately there. His debut novel is Towles at his most playful: The Rules of Civility is set in the jazz clubs and swanky bars of late 1930s New York City, when a plucky young woman who’s barely scraping by gets swept up into the world of Manhattan’s elite. Th...
On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, happens to sit down at the neighboring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a year-long journey into the upper echelons of New York society'”where she will have little to rely upon other than a bracing wit and her ...
"I loved this book, sort of a love triangle, sort of not, so well written. cant wait to read his next book about eve."
"I love Amor Towles book. Every sentence is beautiful to read. I don't care about the story, I just want to hear him describe things. But the story was good too."
"I read 'A Gentleman in Moscow' first and loved it. Amor Towles writing is beautiful and the story is very well crafted. I can hardly wait to read whatever he writes next. "
"I read A Gentleman in Moscow first and loved that so much, I had to go back to read his debut. Amor Towles' writing is so authentic and vivid, I just get lost in his storytelling. Loved this book."
"I love Amor Towles's writing so very much. This book absolutely transported me. "
Grand Island, FL
"I will read everything Amor Towles ever writes!"
San Antonio , TX
"Wonderful interesting read. Relatable for all the career singles to know that women who went before us felt the same way."
"It is decided that Amor Towles is a favorite writer of mine. I absolutely loved A Gentleman in Moscow, so I am very excited that this felt just as authentic. Any fan of historical fiction should read."
New York, NY
"Great read. Amor Towles writes beautiful stories and creates amazing characters. "
"A captivating book about a great era. Picked this up after LOVING A Gentleman in Moscow, and was very glad I did :)"
Lumberton , TX
"Strong female characters. Hard to put down. "