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John van de Ruit

John van de Ruit

  • 5 stars across 4 books
John van de Ruit was born in Durban, South Africa and educated at the University of Natal where he completed a Masters degree in Drama and Performance. since 1998 he has been a professional actor, playwright and producer. His first novel, Spud , has become an international award-winning bestseller, and the fastest selling book in South Africa's publishing history.
4th July 2013

Spud: Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Spud: Exit, Pursued by a Bear is the 4th and final instalment in the hilarious teenage life of schoolboy Spud Milton - w... MoreSpud: Exit, Pursued by a Bear

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1st May 2008


Spud is the hilarious debut novel by John van de RuitIt's 1990. Apartheid is crumbling, Nelson Mandela has just been rel... MoreSpud

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4th June 2009

Spud - The Madness Continues

Spud's nearly 15 and although he is no longer the youngest or the smallest in his dorm, his second year at boarding scho... MoreSpud - The Madness Continues

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18th September 2012

Spud - Learning to Fly

As Spud Milton continues his diabolical stagger through adolescence, he learns one of life's most important lessons: whe... MoreSpud - Learning to Fly

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