My Mummy’s Bones
- The Foundation Pit by Andrei Platonov, translated by Robert Chandler and Geoffrey Smith
Harvill, 168 pp, £14.99, May 1996, ISBN 1 86046 049 6
Towards the end of The Foundation Pit, our wandering hero pours a miscellany of inanimate objects onto the desk of the local Communist Party ‘activist’ and asks him to make an inventory of his findings.
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