Gorsky (Hardback)
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Gorsky (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 09/04/2015
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Book at Bedtime on Radio 4. "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). London dances to the tune of Gorsky's billions. The most enigmatic of oligarchs, Gorsky has been led to the city by his love for Natalia, whom he first knew in Russia. That she is now married to an Englishman is an inconvenient detail. Gorsky desires and gets the best of everything. His mansion by the Thames is set to make Buckingham Palace look like an ungainly box by a roundabout. At its heart will be a grand library, denoting taste and breeding. Now he just needs the books. When Gorsky's armour-plated car halts in front of a down-at-heel bookshop, the startled young man behind the till receives the commission of a lifetime. The bookseller suddenly gains privileged access to the wealthy and the beautiful; a world filled with delectable books but fraught with danger...

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9781784740092
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 326 g
Dimensions: 189 x 136 x 27 mm

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“Why does it need to be so like the Great Gatsby?”

The story centres on two men’s obsession for one woman. The poor bookseller’s assistant just wants to admire her from afar. Gorsky for whom the book is named wants quite a lot more.
This book is strange don’t get... More

Hardback edition
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“Gorsky”

A glorious read. If you loved the Great Gatsby then you're sure to love this. Packed full of money,mystery and books. Set in London but with an essential Russian thread throughout, this a book with love as its... More

Paperback edition
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“A beautifully crafted re-telling of a classic”

I was purchasing another book and having a conversation with the book seller about my love of F. Scott Fitzgerald's, The Great Gatsby, when they suddenly thrust a copy of Vesna Goldsworthy's Gorsky at me.  I... More

Paperback edition
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