The Minted

The Boreal Terrorist The Scourge of Canada The Great Black Beast All of these names have been applied to the Moose, the charismatic leader of a violent animal rebellion that is wreaking havoc upon urban Canada in 2030.Only the Moose and his followers understand that the true seat of power in the country is the Royal Canadian Mint From its horrific production floor The Boreal Terrorist The Scourge of Canada The Great Black Beast All of these names have been applied to the Moose, the charismatic leader of a violent animal rebellion that is wreaking havoc upon urban Canada in 2030.Only the Moose and his followers understand that the true seat of power in the country is the Royal Canadian Mint From its horrific production floors, the soul of every animal in the north is being systematically destroyed through a mysterious process known as minting By turns a memoir, a confession, and reportage from the front lines, The Minted is a dizzying tour through Canada s colonial psyche replete with ancient demons, muzzled Members of Parliament, and interspecies sex.
The Minted The Boreal Terrorist The Scourge of Canada The Great Black Beast All of these names have been applied to the Moose the charismatic leader of a violent animal rebellion that is wreaking havoc upon urb

  • Title: The Minted
  • Author: Will McClelland
  • ISBN: 9780991873807
  • Page: 269
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Minted”

    1. Reviewing this book will not be easy has to be read to be understood and to understand anything I write about it. Suffice it to say that it was a highly enjoyable read: futuristic, animalistic, political, historical, biological, ecological, and above all "Original" (you have to read the book to understand that reference). An animal rebellion, led by a Moose (the Moose) and an autonomous android female and an army of Machine elk almost take over and reclaim Canada, but they have to reckon with "T [...]

    2. Rebellious critters rule future CanadaThe Minted won’t become an international bestseller. It won’t top the New York Times list, won’t lead ’s fiction sales, won’t win the Man Booker Prize.If you’re not profoundly, tremendously Canadian, you won’t get it. Although even if you are Canadian to the core, you still might not get this bizarre, fast-paced dystopian hallucination.Will McClelland’s debut novel tells the story behind the scenes of the Canadian Animal Rebellion of 2031.Our [...]

    3. Of all the Canadian novels I’ve read in the last couple years (or maybe ever), the one that stands tallest and rings out loudest to me is The Minted, the debut novel by Will McClelland. This book indulges in wild, inventive Canadian myth-making, and is, in my view, utterly compelling and completely original.The story, more or less: A moose leads an animal rebellion in Canada in a near future of increased environmental degradation. Throughout the novel, the reader is treated to: environmental t [...]

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