Gorsky (Paperback)Vesna Goldsworthy (author)
London dances to the tune of Gorsky's billions. The most enigmatic of oligarchs, Gorsky desires and gets the best of everything and now he has his sights set on Natalia. That she is already married is an inconvenient detail. Nick works in a shabby-chic bookshop. When Gorsky approaches him with the commission of a lifetime, Nick suddenly gains access to the world of the wealthy and the beautiful. But this privilege comes at a price and Nick finds his new life suddenly fraught with danger...
"Captivating." - The Sunday Times
"Glittering... There is no mistaking F Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby as the inspiration." - The Sunday Express
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 184 g
Dimensions: 177 x 127 x 18 mm
Evocative, captivating and acutely observed - Patricia Nicol, Sunday Times
Clever... entertaining... elegant - Rose Wild, The Times
It’s surprising there haven’t been more novels drawing on London’s fascination with Russian oligarchs. But how to write about them without it all seeming a bit Jackie Collins? Vesna Goldsworthy has hit on the perfect solution with her witty novel Gorsky - Viv Groskop, Spectator
This is the most enjoyable fiction I’ve come across this year. Gorsky is engaging and, best of all…manages to cast London in a new and softer light. I defy anyone who revelled in Fitzgerald’s original not to have fun with Goldsworthy’s attempt to transpose arguably the greatest American novel back to the old world - Peter Carty, Financial Times
Written with such narrative elegance that you’re led irresistibly on, as with some exquisite dish, from one perfect melting mouthful to the next - Michael Frayn
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