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Paperback Rules of Civility Book

ISBN: 0143121162

ISBN13: 9780143121169

Rules of Civility

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From the New York Times -bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow , a "sharply stylish" (Boston Globe) book about a young woman in post-Depression era New York who suddenly finds herself thrust into high society--now with over one million readers worldwide 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...

Customer Reviews

3 ratings

Loved and hated this book

I wasn't thrilled with the turns of events this book had in store.. however, I stuck it out and was rooting for the main female character to end up happily ever after.

Like Reading F Scott Fitzgerald

I read "A Gentleman in Moscow" first. It is one of my 10 favorite novels. I had to see what other books were written by Amor Towles. This book reminded me of "The Great Gatsby". I've read so many novels in the 10 months since Covid has kept me at home most of the time. Towles' two novels outshine all of the others with the possible exception of "Distant Land of My Father". "Rules of Civility" is a fascinating look at life in NY high society right before WWII. It is well-written with so many interesting characters and twists in the plot.

His Writing Puts You There

I loved how Amor Towles writes. His vivid descriptions of the period, his knowledge of the history and how its woven into his writing. I first found Rules of Civility when trying to find audio CDs to make my long commutes tolerable. I actually began looking forward to my drives knowing that his wonderful storytelling was awaiting me. I can also highly recommend what I think is his only other book A Gentleman in Moscow...simply wonderful!

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