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Gorsky (Hardcover) (Vesna Goldsworthy)

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On a rainy afternoon in London’s old Chelsea, a charmingmulti-billionaire Russian oligarch, Gorsky, walks into an ailing bookshop andwrites the first of several quarter-of-a-million pound checks. With that money,Gorsky has tasked Nikola, the store’s bored and brilliant clerk, with sourcingbooks for a massive personal library, which which will be housed in the magnificent,palatial home Gorsky happens to be building immediately next to Nikola’s ownmodest dwelling. Gorsky needs a tasteful collection of Russian literature towoo a long-lost love—no matter that she happens to be married to an Englishman.His passion for her surpasses even his immeasurable wealth, and Nikola will bedrawn into a world of opulence, greed, capitalism, sex, and beauty as he helpsGorsky pursue this doomed love. Charmingly written and inspired by The Great Gatsby, Gorsky is a vicarious thrill—an ode to cosmopolitan taste and abrilliant reimagining of a powerful classic.
On a rainy afternoon in London?s old Chelsea, a charmingmulti-billionaire Russian oligarch, Gorsky, walks into an ailing bookshop andwrites the first of several quarter-of-a-million pound checks. With that money,Gorsky has tasked Nikola, the store?s bored and brilliant clerk, with sourcingbooks for a massive personal library, which which will be housed in the magnificent,palatial home Gorsky happens to be building immediately next to Nikola?s ownmodest dwelling. Gorsky needs a tasteful collection of Russian literature towoo a long-lost love?no matter that she happens to be married to an Englishman.His passion for her surpasses even his immeasurable wealth, and Nikola will bedrawn into a world of opulence, greed, capitalism, sex, and beauty as he helpsGorsky pursue this doomed love. Charmingly written and inspired by The Great Gatsby, Gorsky is a vicarious thrill?an ode to cosmopolitan taste and abrilliant reimagining of a powerful classic.
Number of Pages: 277
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Overlook Pr
Author: Vesna Goldsworthy
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2015
TCIN: 46770413
UPC: 9781468312232
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-9796

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