Juan Diaz Canales returns to his original comedic form with this tale set in 1863 Indiana. The utopia is failing, and the world is encroaching upon something that should be new and beautiful. Is the only way to redemption and salvation going back to the old ways—forsaking a utopia of equality and individuality?
In New Fraternity, Indiana, monsters old and new awake. New Fraternity is a failing utopia. A feral boy is found in the woods, where a darker and scarier creature lives, but alas this paradise is rotting at the seams, falling apart and the monstrous results are in—humans are the real monsters.
While this is a relatively short novel, Juan Diaz Canales’ writing is vibrant and alive; he’s added fantastic artwork by Jose-Luis Munuera. Together, the illustrator and the author, bring 1863 Midwestern America back to life.
In Fraternity, America is on the verge of change, but the people are fighting against that change with bloody results. In the end, man proves that he is incapable of change.
|Author||Juan Díaz Canales|
|Page Count||128 pages|
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