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Foundation Pit, the (1969) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Set during a small Russian town during the forcible collectivization of agriculture, The Foundation Pit portrays a group of workmen and local bureaucrats engaged in digging the foundation pit for a grand building where all the town's will live happily and "in silence."

Original title: Котлован [Kotlovan]
Original languages: Russian

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Genre: FictionScience FictionPoliticalDystopia/Utopia
FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire

Notes:

  • Written during 1929-30, but not published until 1969 in London.

Edition #1: The Foundation Pit

The Foundation Pit (2009)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Robert Chandler Elizabeth Chandler Olga Meerson
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Manifested in:

The Foundation Pit (February 21, 2009)

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781590173053
Dimensions: 4.9 x 8 x 0.6 in
Pages: 208

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Edition #2: The Foundation Pit

The Foundation Pit (1975)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: English translation
Translated by: Mirra Ginsburg
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The Foundation Pit (1994)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810111454
Pages: 141

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The Foundation Pit (1975)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Dutton
ISBN: 0525107754
Pages: 141

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Edition #3: The Foundation Pit

The Foundation Pit (1973)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: Bilingual English/Russian
Translated by: Thomas P. Whitney
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The Foundation Pit (1973)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI
Publisher: Ardis Publishers
ISBN: 0882330454
Pages: 284

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