He has been researching the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone for the past six years, having spent almost a year there in total, and has walked more than 10,000 km within the Zone. His first novel, A Stroll to the Zone, was praised by reviewers as the most interesting debut of 2015 in Ukraine. The novel has already been translated into French (published under the title La Zone), and was published by French publishing house Arthaud (Groupe Flammarion), and was warmly welcomed by critics and praised in famous French magazines like Marianne, Lesinrocks, VSD, L’OBS,20 minutes, France culture, TF1, Le Point.
A famous Ukrainian film director Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi said about this novel:
«This is original, new breath in the modern Ukrainian literature».