This book may appear plain on the outside, but it is full of drama and emotion - captured in the most basic human form. The Departure of Solitude gives a voice to the stories of ordinary people, when voices failed them. Touching on the entire spectrum of human emotion, Tony Webb's writing covers a lifetime of love, loss, hopes and dreams in a collection of poetry, fictional and real life stories. Is it really possible to see and feel so much - to be tested to the point where life is all but a fruitless memory, empty and void of all hope..? The tales in The Departure of Solitude allow the reader to escape, seeing the world through the eyes of another. For a moment, we are able to experience what it is like when life takes twists and turns that we don't see coming ...And still be able to say `I lived', `I loved', `I lost and survived', but most importantly `I can still smile'. Every story within this book is drawn from the life experience and memories of Tony Webb. Written with an underlying theme of hope, The Departure of Solitude will appeal to those who are interested in the lives of others.
With a passion for the natural world, wildlife and the night sky, Tony Webb enjoys being outside and getting lost with nothing but a railcard. He loves music and films that invoke a deep sensation and personal meaning within him. Tony keeps a variety of exotic animals, snakes and spiders - as for his writing, it's pure luck and he maintains that!