Free Fall – Outgoing 2 April 2010
The debut novel “Siberian Education” We left with the chapter which bears the name of the new novel by Nicolai Lilin, “Freefall”. A fall in the path that leads from apprenticeship service conscription to the hell of war in Chechnya.
A ruthless book, seen from the point of view of the viewfinder of a sniper rifle.
This is the story of the war was fought by the sniper in an assault group.
A book that you see, before, ruthless and terrible, then simply true. Because it shows how man can be conducted over the man, in hell very ground where there is neither good nor evil.
Nicolai Lilin, "Freefall", Einaudi, 330 pages, 21 euro.