Andanzas, vol. i, friends
a collection of four short stories on friendship
My first book "Andanzas, vol. i, friends" treads the line between creative nonfiction, social criticism, and fictional prose. Andanzas is a Spanish word best translated as journey, adventure with a hint of fortune. Much like the title, the book is imaginative, vivid and full of dream-like states of reality, similar to some forms of Magical Realism.
"Andanzas, vol. i, friends" is first in a series of small books covering different interpersonal, social topics.
First edition, first printing is sold out.
First edition, second printing has 3 copies left, contact me directly if interested.
Written and Copyright by Julién Godman
Edited and designed by Mariana Ayón RV
Published by Ban Pang Editorial
Andanzas, vol. ii
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"Julien Godman travels through his palace of memories - as life’s moments flicker back like a 8mm film, he is brave enough to watch, and share them with us. -- A stunning debut."
"It is a spare but wonderous work, evidence of a writer who understands the power of words, even - or especially - in brevity. Julien writes in calming, dream-like, sequences of everyday occurrences that pull you into his world, reminiscent of the works of Anais Nin. There is a mystical, Gibran quality to the work, and deep, startling twists. He writes with a kind of urban fancifulness, a sweet, street view of experiences in this city."
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