In the 1920s Andrei Platonov wrote one my favorite novels, Katlovan. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Foundation_Pit
It is the most surreal book I have ever read. Hard to describe.
Alternate title: Xотели как лучше, а получилось как всегда
After a few of my friends tried reading the draft of this blogpost, disgorged by me over the course of 3…