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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)

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!!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)

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!!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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15th Aug '13 6:38:03 PM ShadowHog
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* 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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* AdaptationDecay: TheFilmOfTheBook ''Even Cowgirls Get the Blues''.


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