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‘Rules of Civility’ evokes glittering and gritty Manhattan of late 1930s

by Published: September 23,2012

Tags: Amor Towles, Big Apple, New York City, Rules of Civility

If you like the Manhattan borough of New York City, you’ll like Amor Towles’ “Rules of Civility.” It’s not just that this novel is set in the Big Apple, but the city itself is a character. Only in New York could this story take place. The setting is 1938. Manhattanites are surviving — or not […] [...]

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