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Robert Chandler talks to World Books editor Bill Marx about a new translation of "The Foundation Pit, " a novel by Andrey Platonov, a Russian writer many critics consider the most provocative literary discovery since the fall of the Soviet Union. Poet Joseph Brodsky hailed Platonov as a master of language, a 20th century innovator in the same league as James Joyce and Franz Kafka.
 

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