History Creator / MattRuff

23rd Sep '15 10:07:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''FoolOnTheHill'' (1988) - his debut novel, inspired by his time in, and set at, Cornell University. A FantasyKitchenSink about a young writer caught between Greek gods, talking animals, the fair folk, and monkeys with typewriters.

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* ''FoolOnTheHill'' ''Literature/FoolOnTheHill'' (1988) - his debut novel, inspired by his time in, and set at, Cornell University. A FantasyKitchenSink about a young writer caught between Greek gods, talking animals, the fair folk, and monkeys with typewriters.



* ''BadMonkeys'' (2007) - a homage to Creator/PhilipKDick. Features a very UnreliableNarrator and one hell of a TwistEnding.

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* ''BadMonkeys'' ''Literature/BadMonkeys'' (2007) - a homage to Creator/PhilipKDick. Features a very UnreliableNarrator and one hell of a TwistEnding.
3rd Jan '15 1:27:58 PM StFan
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* ''SetThisHouseInOrder: A Romance of Souls'' (2003) - Ruff's most well-known and critically acclaimed novel. Features LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters. In a way.

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* ''SetThisHouseInOrder: ''Literature/SetThisHouseInOrder: A Romance of Souls'' (2003) - Ruff's most well-known and critically acclaimed novel. Features LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters. In a way.
24th Jan '13 9:55:13 PM Korodzik
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* ''BadMonkeys'' (2007) - a homage to PhilipKDick. Features a very UnreliableNarrator and one hell of a TwistEnding.

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* ''BadMonkeys'' (2007) - a homage to PhilipKDick.Creator/PhilipKDick. Features a very UnreliableNarrator and one hell of a TwistEnding.
19th Sep '12 1:21:23 PM frogpatrol
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* ''Literature/TheMirage'' (2012) - in this AlternateHistory novel, set in a BizarroUniverse in which the United Arabian States fight TheWarOnTerror against western fundamentalism in the wake of the 11/9 attacks on the Bagdad Twin Towers.

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* ''Literature/TheMirage'' (2012) - in this AlternateHistory novel, set in a BizarroUniverse MirrorUniverse in which the United Arabian States fight TheWarOnTerror against western fundamentalism in the wake of the 11/9 attacks on the Bagdad Twin Towers.
18th Sep '12 8:36:03 PM frogpatrol
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''FoolOnTheHill'' (1988) - his debut novel, inspired by his time (and set at) Cornell University. A FantasyKitchenSink about a young writer caught between Greek gods, talking animals, the fair folk, and monkeys with typewriters.

''Literature/SewerGasAndElectric'': The Public Works Trilogy (1997) - a PostCyberPunk novel, according to TheOtherWiki. Set in the near future after a pandemic has wiped out (nearly) all black people, it features mutant sharks in {{Absurdly Spacious Sewer}}s, androids, eco-pirates, and Creator/AynRand in a bottle.

''SetThisHouseInOrder: A Romance of Souls'' (2003) - Ruff's most well-known and critically acclaimed novel. Features LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters. Sort of.

''BadMonkeys'' (2007) - a homage to PhilipKDick. Features a very UnreliableNarrator and one hell of a TwistEnding.

''Literature/TheMirage'' (2012) - in this AlternateHistory novel, the United Arabian States fight TheWarOnTerror against western fundamentalism in the wake of the 11/9 attacks on the Bagdad Twin Towers.

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''FoolOnTheHill'' *''FoolOnTheHill'' (1988) - his debut novel, inspired by his time (and in, and set at) at, Cornell University. A FantasyKitchenSink about a young writer caught between Greek gods, talking animals, the fair folk, and monkeys with typewriters.

* ''Literature/SewerGasAndElectric'': The Public Works Trilogy (1997) - a PostCyberPunk novel, according to TheOtherWiki. Set in the near future after a pandemic has wiped out (nearly) all black people, it features mutant sharks in {{Absurdly Spacious Sewer}}s, androids, eco-pirates, and Creator/AynRand in a bottle.

* ''SetThisHouseInOrder: A Romance of Souls'' (2003) - Ruff's most well-known and critically acclaimed novel. Features LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters. Sort of.

In a way.

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''BadMonkeys'' (2007) - a homage to PhilipKDick. Features a very UnreliableNarrator and one hell of a TwistEnding.

* ''Literature/TheMirage'' (2012) - in this AlternateHistory novel, set in a BizarroUniverse in which the United Arabian States fight TheWarOnTerror against western fundamentalism in the wake of the 11/9 attacks on the Bagdad Twin Towers.
15th Aug '12 4:11:51 PM MarkLungo
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15th Aug '12 4:01:18 PM MarkLungo
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Matthew Theron Ruff is an American author of a small, but very diverse collection of novels. All of them feature (sometimes quite dark) humor and somewhat fantastic elements.

Matt is definitely OneOfUs, as anyone who follows his blog can attest. [[http://www.bymattruff.com His website]] contains a lot of interesting and funny details about the creation of his works.

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He has written, in chronological order:

''FoolOnTheHill'' (1988) - his debut novel, inspired by his time (and set at) Cornell University. A FantasyKitchenSink about a young writer caught between Greek gods, talking animals, the fair folk, and monkeys with typewriters.

''Literature/SewerGasAndElectric'': The Public Works Trilogy (1997) - a PostCyberPunk novel, according to TheOtherWiki. Set in the near future after a pandemic has wiped out (nearly) all black people, it features mutant sharks in {{Absurdly Spacious Sewer}}s, androids, eco-pirates, and Creator/AynRand in a bottle.

''SetThisHouseInOrder: A Romance of Souls'' (2003) - Ruff's most well-known and critically acclaimed novel. Features LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters. Sort of.

''BadMonkeys'' (2007) - a homage to PhilipKDick. Features a very UnreliableNarrator and one hell of a TwistEnding.

''Literature/TheMirage'' (2012) - in this AlternateHistory novel, the United Arabian States fight TheWarOnTerror against western fundamentalism in the wake of the 11/9 attacks on the Bagdad Twin Towers.
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