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Minister Faust

McLuhan House Book Club – The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad

Get ready for an extraordinary adventure with the February McLuhan House Book Club book choice. Minister Faust, will be here to share The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad. This book was shortlisted for the Locus Best First Novel and Philip K. Dick awards.

This critically-acclaimed author and past writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta brings attention to detail in his writing. In creating this comic science fiction novel and social satire, Minister Faust received a lot of international attention.

Unconventionally, the novel is told from eleven points of view employing distinct first-person narrative voices. Set in Edmonton in 1995, it follows the two main characters Hamza and Yehat. These two characters are about to find some excitement when Sherem, a mysterious woman shows up during the heat of the summer.

The book is available through the author’s website and can be ordered by clicking here