History Literature / TheThirteenAndAHalfLivesOfCaptainBluebear

3rd Jun '16 3:20:57 AM Lapuspuer
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* MyBrainIsBig: In a variation, nocturnomaths are highly intelligent because they have ''multiple'' brains. Three is the norm, but Professor Nightingale -- the most illustrious nocturnomath ever -- is rumored to have ''seven''.
22nd Apr '16 1:17:01 PM Viounol
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* SdrawkcabAlias: In German, at least, the troglotroll's stage name as a congladiator is "Lord Nelloz". [[FunWithHomophones This is a homophone of "Llort Nellots"]] which is "Stollentroll" (the German word for "troglotroll") backwards.
27th Sep '15 10:40:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* ShoutOut: There's a book in-universe called [[HowGreenWasMyValley How Dank Was My Valley]].

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* ShoutOut: There's a book in-universe called [[HowGreenWasMyValley [[Literature/HowGreenWasMyValley How Dank Was My Valley]].
10th Jun '15 2:32:24 AM Roo
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* CardCarryingVillain: The Troglotroll, who repeatedly points out how he, as a Troglotroll, ''has'' to be evil. Sometimes he's apologetic about it, sometimes just matter-of-fact, and sometimes he just seems to be [[TheGadfly messing with Bluebear for the hell of it.]]
10th Jun '15 2:00:42 AM Roo
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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Fredda and Avriel are the only two named female characters in over 700 pages.

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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Fredda and Avriel are the only two named female characters in over 700 pages.pages, though in some translations 1600H and Insanity are also referred to with female pronouns -- if ideas and concepts can be said to have genders. TheMusical also seas several {{Gender Flip}}ped minor characters which are male in the book but female on stage.
9th Apr '15 5:16:23 AM Cherryjuice
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* LawfulStupid: The Muggs follow their 10 rules religiously. [[spoiler: Sadly, their laws are written by an insane man.]]

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* LawfulStupid: The Muggs follow their 10 12 rules religiously. [[spoiler: Sadly, their laws are written by an insane man.]]



* TheMusical: Yes, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgcdE3Fh43o&feature=related there is one,]] a stage musical which uses a surreal mix of live actors, puppets and CGI images projected onto a screen in the background. While a lot of characters and plot points from the book are dropped or changed, most of the important parts remain.

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* TheMusical: Yes, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgcdE3Fh43o&feature=related there is one,]] one (in German),]] a stage musical which uses a surreal mix of live actors, puppets and CGI images projected onto a screen in the background. While a lot of characters and plot points from the book are dropped or changed, most of the important parts remain.
27th Jan '15 10:11:56 AM lauraschiller
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: Fredda is this to Bluebear, being a walking hairball with enormous strength who likes to stick pencils in his ear. Still, he considers her a friend.



* InstantExpert: Professor Nightinggale's way of educating people turns out to revolve largely around "bacteriological transmission of knowledge", which basically means that his knowledge is contagious. Students attending his lectures become [[InstantExpert Instant Experts]] on whatever he was lecturing on at the time, even discovering that they know details that he didn't even mention in the lecture itself.

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* InstantExpert: Professor Nightinggale's Nightingale's way of educating people turns out to revolve largely around "bacteriological transmission of knowledge", which basically means that his knowledge is contagious. Students attending his lectures become [[InstantExpert Instant Experts]] on whatever he was lecturing on at the time, even discovering that they know details that he didn't even mention in the lecture itself.


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* LastOfHisKind: Bluebear and his fellow Night School students; it's a prerequisite for joining. [[spoiler: In the end, he finds his people, the Chromobears, as slaves aboard the Moloch. He helps set them free and they found a colony.]]
* LatinLover: Chemluth Havana.


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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Fredda and Avriel are the only two named female characters in over 700 pages.
5th Oct '14 9:50:46 AM Exxolon
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The first novel by Creator/WalterMoers about the fictional continent of Zamonia, covering the live and travelings of Bluebear, a blue bear, a character in a series of children's stories written by Moers.

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The first novel by Creator/WalterMoers about the fictional continent of Zamonia, covering the live and travelings of Bluebear, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a blue bear, bear]], a character in a series of children's stories written by Moers.
11th Sep '14 11:05:32 AM AmbystomaMaculatum
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* BigBad: [[spoiler: The Zamonium, an sapient element and captain of the Moloch.]]

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* BigBad: [[spoiler: The Zamonium, an a sapient element and captain of the Moloch.]]
13th Feb '13 7:09:50 PM Audobonible
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* ShoutOut: There's a book in-universe called [[HowGreenWasMyValley How Dank Was My Valley]].
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