Robert Rankin is a British author of comedic fantasy novels. He writes the Brentford series, Cornelius Murphy series, Japanese Devil Fish Girl series, and more. Robert often sets his novels in Brentford, which is the London suburb he grew up in. He mixes science fiction, occult, urban legends, gags, metafiction and steampunk together. His goal became to create a new genre called Far-Fetched Fiction, and get its own section into bookstores.

Robert Rankin made his debut as a published novelist in 1981 with the novel The Antipope. Below is a list of Robert Rankin’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Brentford Books

The Antipope (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brentford Triangle (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
East of Ealing (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sprouts of Wrath (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brentford Chainstore Massacre (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Knees Up Mother Earth (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brightonomicon (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lord of the Ring Roads (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chronicles of Banarnia (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Armageddon Books

Armageddon: The Musical (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
They Came and Ate Us (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Suburban Book of the Dead (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Barking Mad Trilogy Books

Sprout Mask Replica (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Waiting For Godalming (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Cornelius Murphy Books

The Book of Ultimate Truths (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Raiders of the Lost Carpark (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Greatest Show Off Earth (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Most Amazing Man Who Ever Lived (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Eddie Bear Books

The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toyminator (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Japanese Devil Fish Girl Books

The Japanese Devil Fish Girland Other Unnatural Attractions (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mechanical Messiah and Other Marvels of the Modern Age (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Educated Ape and Other Wonders of the World (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chickens of Atlantis and Other Foul and Filthy Fiends (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Garden of Unearthly Delights (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Dog Called Demolition (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nostradamus Ate My Hamster (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Apocalypso (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Snuff Fiction (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Intrepid Coitions (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fandom of the Operator (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Web Site Story (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witches of Chiswick (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Da Da De Da Da Code (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Necrophenia (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Retromancer (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Abominable Showman (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Copyrighting and Publishing Made Simple (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Familiar Treatise on Life-Assurances and Annuities (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Robert Rankin Books, You’ll Love…

Robert Rankin Synopses: In The Garden of Unearthly Delights by Robert Rankin, It was something to do with the cycles of history, the way great civilizations rise and fall. Few people noticed the changes at first, and by the time everyone realized, it was too late. Earth had left behind the age of science and reason and moved into a time of myth, legend, wizardry, and heroes.

In Apocalypso by Robert Rankin, The Ministry of Serendipity at Mornington Crescent runs everything. When it learns about a spacecraft that crashed into the Pacific 4000 years ago, it sends a team of paranormal investigators to recover it. Danbury Collins is on the team, but he isn’t keen – what if a mad alien thaws out?

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