(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]
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Political→ Dystopia/Utopia
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor→ Satire
- Written during 1929-30, but not published until 1969 in London.