DeLillo recreates a world of ‘falling ash and near night’

FALLING MAN. By Don DeLillo, Picador, €14

19th May, 2007

FALLING MAN. By Don DeLillo, Picador, €14

Almost six years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Don DeLillo has produced what seems likely to be the enduring novel about those events.

There are few people better qualified for the task than DeLillo, whose mammoth work, Underworld, has been named as one of the three best novels of the last 25 years by the New York Times Book Review.

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