RANKIN, Robert. British, b. 1949. Genres: Science fiction/Fantasy. Career: Novelist. Worked at many different jobs; became a self-employed carpenter; worked in the movie industry hiring out props. Publications: Waiting for Godalming, 1992; The Greatest Show Off Earth, 1994; The Garden of Unearthly Delights, 1995; The Most Amazing Man Who Ever Lived, 1995; A Dog Called Demolition, 1996; Sprout Mask Replica, 1997; Apocalypso, 1998; The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag, 1998; Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls, 1999; Snuff Fiction, 1999; Intrepid Coitions, 2000; Web Site Story, 2001; The Fandom of the Operator, 2001; The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse, 2002. THE BRENTFORD TRILOGY: The Antipope, 1981; The Brentford Triangle, 1982; East of Ealing, 1984; The Sprouts of Wrath, 1984; Nostradamus Ate My Hamster, 1996; The Brentford Chainstore Massacre, 1997. ARMAGEDDON SERIES: Armageddon: The Musical, 1988; They Came and Ate Us, Armageddon II: The B-Movie, 1991; The Suburban Book of the Dead, Armageddon III: The Remake, 1992. HUGO RUNE SERIES: The Book of Ultimate Truths, 1993; Raiders of the Lost Car Park, 1994. Contributor to anthologies. Address: c/o Author Mail, Orion House, 5 Upper St. Martin's Lane, London WC2H 9EA, England.