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The foundation pit

Author: Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov; Robert Chandler; Geoffrey Smith
Publisher: London : Harvill Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While digging the foundation for a communal apartment block, a group of industrial workers believe they are laying the foundations for a radiant future. But when some of them are drafted to help start the collectivization in a village of reluctant peasants, their lives quickly turn murderous and alienated.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Platonov, Andreĭ Platonovich, 1899-1951.
Foundation pit.
London : Harvill Press, 1996
(OCoLC)647011886
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov; Robert Chandler; Geoffrey Smith
ISBN: 1860460496 9781860460494 186046050X 9781860460500
OCLC Number: 35044107
Notes: Translation of Kotlovan.
Description: xx, 165 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Kotlovan.
Responsibility: Andrey Platonov ; translated from the Russian by Robert Chandler and Geoffrey Smith.

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