T. Hunt Tooley
Quotation of the Week
Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because itís the answer
to everything. Ö Itís the streaming reason for living. To note,
to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at
nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the
drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life,
even if itís a cactus.
Enid Bagnold (1889-1982),
British novelist and playwright, and creator of National
Velvet. From her Autobiography (1969)
Hunt Tooley is
History and Chair of the History
Department at Austin
Sherman, Texas. He
in Modern European
History and is the author of The Great War: Western
Front and Home Front (2016) and National Identity and
Weimar Germany (1997). He is
especially interested in historical issues related
to war, revolution, mass violence, and peacemaking.
and by appointment or serendipity
Recent Books by Hunt Tooley...
Great War: Western Front and Home Front
order the book
Professor Neal A. Palmer has described it
informative and engaging, The
Great War successfully balances
the different parts of a complex and
multifaceted subject. It is distinctive in its
reflections on how the war shaped many aspects
of the twentieth century."
A departure for
me, this novel, which came out three years ago, is both
adventure story and historical mystery!
and the Goat
Here is the description from my Smashwords distributor:
Drummond is wealthy, educated,
rationalóthe rare independent
woman in 1880s London, center of
the changing world of the
British Empire. When her young
cousin Amanda is kidnapped in
far-away India, Charlotte uses
all her resources to put
together a team with special
skills to help rescue Amanda.
Advanced technology is a must.
As is travel across the world.
Meanwhile strange forces from
far-flung quarters of the globe
threaten to overwhelm every
effort. Some seem to come from
beyond the material world. Some
are quite rationally evil. Yet
even as Charlotte strains to
defeat the forces she can see,
her nightmares prefigure the
terror of incomprehensible
violence--violence, and a
loathsome man in a secret cave
in the remote mountains of the
Hindu Kush. And still more, the
The paperback is only at Amazon, but
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