Questions tagged [andrei-platonov]

Questions about the works of the Soviet Russian writer, philosopher, playwright and poet Andrei Platonov (pen name of Andrei Platonovich Klimentov, 1899–1951) or his life as a writer.

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Does the original Russian prose in The Foundation Pit by Andrey Platonov sound unusual/unconventional to Russian speakers?

I am reading Robert Chandler, Elizabeth Chandler and Olga Meerson's translation, specifically the 2009 revised version, of Platonov's 'The Foundation Pit', and it has struck me that the prose sounds ...