The sheer grimness of a thing: Eden Robinson’s brightly dark Son of a Trickster

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Local Harvest Haisla/Heiltsuk novelist Eden Robinson is the author of a collection of short stories written when she was a Goth called Traplines. Her two previous novels, Monkey Beach and Blood Sports, were written before she discovered she was gluten-intolerant and tend to be quite grim, the latter being especially gruesome because, halfway through writing […]

Two Gun and Sun by June Hutton

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Two-Gun & Sun is part historical fiction, part love story, and 100 per cent feisty wild west. The kicker: this 1920s western isn’t set in the dusty deserts of the United States, but in the deep wilds of British Columbia. Welcome to Black Mountain: a filthy, racist mining town bent on extracting the province’s rich […]