A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles (2016)
Updated: Mar 16, 2021
After the Bolshevik revolution, Count Alexander Illyich Rostov returns to Russia and is placed on house arrest in the Metropol Hotel. We follow his life through the next 3 decades as he gets into hijinks around the hotel, and adapts to the constantly shifting political environment beyond.
This was a comfortable book. I was never racing home to read the next chapter, but I was always happy to have it on a long train ride or in a waiting room. Enjoyable but not very spicy.