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  • There's the Bad Boy, a Tufa, and Mr. Nice Guy, a Methodist preacher trying to get the Tufa into church.

    In Brief: Science Fiction

  • The charm of the "mountain magic" genre is that communities like the Tufa have traits all but vanished from the modern world that we nostalgically wish might be preserved.

    In Brief: Science Fiction

  • In Mr. Bledsoe's haunting novel, the outside world is forcing its attention on the Tufa, because one of them, unusually, served in Iraq and is coming back a heroine.

    In Brief: Science Fiction

  • In the small town of Needsville live the storied Tufa.

    In Brief: Science Fiction

  • Tufa blocks were used as building material -- could the original sense have been something like "stone block"?

    The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone

  • "Tufa blocks were used as building material -- could the original sense have been something like 'stone block'?"

    The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone

  • Tufa, combed his fingers through his red beard in a way carefully chosen not to offer insult, but neither to offer encouragement.

    Stormblade

  • Tufa studied the surface of the polished granite table, tracing patterns in the gray stone that only he could see.

    Stormblade

  • Tufa™s brown eyes, normally mild and patient, hardened.

    Stormblade

  • He glanced at Tufa, the Klar™s thane and ruler of the only clan of hill dwarves now living in Thorbardin.

    Stormblade

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