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  • Bibliography:
    6 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    October 2007
  • Latest Book:
    January 2013
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Full Series List in Order

A Spud Novel

1 - Spud (Oct-2007)
2 - The Madness Continues (Oct-2008)
3 - Spud - Exit, Pursued by a Bear (Jan-2013)

Book List in Order: 6 titles

  • It's 1990. Apartheid is crumbling. Nelson Mandela has just been released from prison. And Spud Milton--thirteen-year-old, prepubescent choirboy extraordinaire--is about to start his first year at an elite boys-only boarding school in South Africa. Cu...

  • The record-breaking, bestselling sequel to Spud It's 1991, and John "Spud" Milton's journey to manhood is still creeping along at a snail's pace. Nearly fifteen, Spud's starting his second year at boarding school and?to his utter mortification?he'...

  • As Spud Milton continues his diabolical stagger through adolescence, he learns one of life's most important lessons: when dealing with women and cretins, nothing is ever quite as it seems. 'I'm practically a man in most areas,' writes...

  • The year is 1991, and Spud Milton's long walk to manhood is still creeping along at an unnervingly slow pace. Approaching the ripe old age of fifteen and still with no signs of the much anticipated ball-drop, Spud is coming to terms with the fact...

  • 10 of several other brilliant things you'll never know about Spud The Movie unless you read this book: 1. That John van de Ruit has a small cameo in the movie, for which he had to cultivate an authentic '90s look; 2. What unusual skill John Cleese an...

  • After an unexpected and diabolical farewell breakfast conversation with his father, Spud Milton returns to boarding school for his 1993 Matric year, his last as a schoolboy. Armed with a prefects’ tie and a raging libido, Spud soon discovers that b...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

John van de Ruit has published 6 books.

John van de Ruit does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Spud - Exit, Pursued by a Bear, was published in January 2013.

The first book by John van de Ruit, Spud, was published in October 2007.

Yes. John van de Ruit has 1 series.