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Чевенгур by Andrei Platonov
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it was amazing

Unusual novel indeed. It waited for some half a century to appear in print and, yet, didn't lose its novelty. It belongs to the great Russian tradition of anti-utopias. So, Chevengur is a town where communism... happens. What this means isn't very conforting. At times I thought of the Dvanov and Kopenkin as of some sort of Soviet Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. It's a must read.
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July 1, 2009 – Finished Reading
July 28, 2011 – Shelved

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