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19th Mar '15 10:22:16 PM TVRulezAgain
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Tom Robbins is a writer of comic novels, which are often experimental in form and subject. Many of his books have satirical, political, and erotic elements. His works include: * ''AnotherRoadsideAttraction'' (1971) * ''EvenCowgirlsGetTheBlues'' (1976) * ''StillLifeWithWoodpecker'' (1980) * ''JitterbugPerfume'' (1984) * ''SkinnyLegsAndAll'' (1990) * ''HalfAsleepInFrogPajamas'' (1994) * ''FierceInvalidsHomeFromHotClimates'' (2000) * ''VillaIncognito'' (2003) * ''WildDucksFlyingBackward'' (2005) a collection of non-fiction essays, reviews, and short stories. * ''BIsForBeer'' (2009) ---- !!His books include examples of: * ApocalypseCult: In ''ComicBook/SkinnyLegsAndAll'', Reverend Buddy Winkler is working with terrorists who plan to bomb The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, so that the Third Temple can be built. * AuthorAppeal: Heterosexual anal sex is in many of the books. * AuthorFilibuster: Usually in a hilarious way. * TheFilmOfTheBook: ''Even Cowgirls Get the Blues''. * HeroesWantRedheads: ''Still Life with Woodpecker''. * ImmortalProcreationClause: ''Jitterbug Perfume'' * LemonyNarrator: Most of his books. * NarratorAllAlong: [[spoiler:''Another Roadside Attraction'']] * PerfectlyArrangedMarriage: ''Jitterbug Perfume'' * SecondPersonNarration: ''Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas'' * TheVerse: Some crossover characters are mentioned between books, and Ellen Cherry Charles, the main character of ''Skinny Legs and All'', has a cameo in the earlier ''Jitterbug Perfume''. * [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse What Happened to the Mouse?]]: {{Lampshaded}} in ''Still Life with Woodpecker'' * ZipMeUp: ''Jitterbug Perfume''
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Tom Robbins is a writer of comic novels, which are often experimental in form and subject. Many of his books have satirical, political, and erotic elements. His works include: * ''AnotherRoadsideAttraction'' (1971) * ''EvenCowgirlsGetTheBlues'' (1976) * ''StillLifeWithWoodpecker'' (1980) * ''JitterbugPerfume'' (1984) * ''SkinnyLegsAndAll'' (1990) * ''HalfAsleepInFrogPajamas'' (1994) * ''FierceInvalidsHomeFromHotClimates'' (2000) * ''VillaIncognito'' (2003) * ''WildDucksFlyingBackward'' (2005) a collection of non-fiction essays, reviews, and short stories. * ''BIsForBeer'' (2009) ---- !!His books include examples of: * ApocalypseCult: In ''ComicBook/SkinnyLegsAndAll'', Reverend Buddy Winkler is working with terrorists who plan to bomb The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, so that the Third Temple can be built. * AuthorAppeal: Heterosexual anal sex is in many of the books. * AuthorFilibuster: Usually in a hilarious way. * TheFilmOfTheBook: ''Even Cowgirls Get the Blues''. * HeroesWantRedheads: ''Still Life with Woodpecker''. * ImmortalProcreationClause: ''Jitterbug Perfume'' * LemonyNarrator: Most of his books. * NarratorAllAlong: [[spoiler:''Another Roadside Attraction'']] * PerfectlyArrangedMarriage: ''Jitterbug Perfume'' * SecondPersonNarration: ''Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas'' * TheVerse: Some crossover characters are mentioned between books, and Ellen Cherry Charles, the main character of ''Skinny Legs and All'', has a cameo in the earlier ''Jitterbug Perfume''. * [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse What Happened to the Mouse?]]: {{Lampshaded}} in ''Still Life with Woodpecker'' * ZipMeUp: ''Jitterbug Perfume''[[redirect:Creator/TomRobbins]]
15th Aug '13 6:38:03 PM ShadowHog
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Foot Focus was turned into a redirect to These Tropes Are Made For Walking, and is no longer a trope. Performing wick cleanup.
* FootFocus: ''Skinny Legs and All''.
12th Jan '13 5:26:08 AM lu127
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* ApocalypseCult: In ''ComicBook/SkinnyLegsAndAll'', Reverend Buddy Winkler is working with terrorists who plan to bomb The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, so that the Third Temple can be built.
8th Dec '11 12:54:34 AM Duncan
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* TheVerse: Some crossover characters are mentioned between books, and Ellen Cherry Charles, the main character of ''Skinny Legs and All'', has a cameo in the earlier ''Jitterbug Perfume''.
28th Feb '11 7:22:45 AM Killomatic
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Trope was redefined for In Universe use only.
* AdaptationDecay: TheFilmOfTheBook ''Even Cowgirls Get the Blues''.

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* AdaptationDecay: TheFilmOfTheBook TheFilmOfTheBook: ''Even Cowgirls Get the Blues''.
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