Son of a Trickster
Son of a Trickster is a 2017 coming of age novel by Eden Robinson. In it, a teenage boy wades through the complications of a broken family, social pressure, drugs, alcohol and poverty and discovers the Haisla trickster Wee'jit. The story is set in Kitimat, British Columbia.
Awards and nominations (selected)
- 2017 Giller Prize shortlist
- 2018 BC Book Prizes - Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize shortlist
- 2018 Ontario Library Association’s Evergreen Award shortlist
- 2018 Sunburst Award shortlist
- Wiersema, Robert J. (7 February 2017). "'As slippery as a trickster tale should be': Eden Robinson's Son of a Trickster begins a promising, humourously dark trilogy". National Post. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
- Rose, Hilary A. (30 April 2008). "Book Review Son of a Trickster". Journal of Family Theory & Review. 10 (2): 494–500. doi:10.1111/jftr.12270.
- "A lighter tone in Eden Robinson's new novel parallels a positive uptick in the author's life | Quill and Quire". Quill and Quire. 2017-01-30. Retrieved 2018-10-04.
- Warren, Jennifer (7 November 2017). "Why it took Eden Robinson eight years to write Son of a Trickster". CBC. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
- Barrera, Jorge (7 April 2018). "Indigenous filmmaking team to make screen adaptation of Eden Robinson's Son of a Trickster". CBC. Retrieved 4 October 2018.