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The Foundation Pit


This title is translated by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler and Olga Meerson. Platonov's dystopian novel describes the lives of a group of Soviet workers who believe they are laying the foundations for a radiant future. As they work harder and dig deeper, their optimism turns to violence and it becomes clear that what is being dug is not a foundation pit but an immense grave. This new translation, by Robert & Elizabeth Chandler and Olga Meerson, is based on the definitive edition recently published by Pushkin House in ...

The Foundation Pit 2016, Vintage Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9781784871017


The Foundation Pit 2010, Vintage Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780099529743

Mass-market paperback

The Foundation Pit 2009, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590173053

Trade paperback

The Foundation Pit 1994, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810111455

Trade paperback