Peter Tompkins

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Translated into twenty languages, selected by many book clubs, the book is still in print, currently published by Harper Collins.

THE SECRET LIFE OF NATURE. For the open-minded reader.

Recommended for the sincere agricultural professional/gardener.

A SPY IN ROME is Tompkins' account of partisan efforts to save the Anzio Beachhead and deliver the Eternal City intact to the Allies.

SECRETS OF THE GREAT PYRAMID. the first comprehensive history of this amazing structure which Dean Barnard of Barnard College called "a heap of stones piled up without reason."

MYSTERIES OF THE MEXICAN PYRAMIDS deals with the re-discovery of these amazing structures by a series of highly motivated European explorers, and the half millenium of struggle by the native population to liberate itself from the atrocious domination of misguided clerics of the Church of Rome.

THE MAGIC OF OBELISKS. Symbols of hermetic wisdom, and geodetic instruments to measure and map the world.

ITALY BETRAYED An account of how wars can be fought and lost.

THE MURDER OF ADMIRAL DARLAN. An early eye-opener to the covert mechanics of a worldwide fascist conspiracy implemented in North Africa by the French Synarchistic movement. How it impinged on the political ineptitude of American generals, handicapping their military operations.

THE EUNUCH & THE VIRGIN not only gives a rare inside look at the hundreds of eunuchs and virgins in the romantic serraglio of the Grand Turk, but explores the physical, social, political, solar, and cosmic implications of castration.

Letters from the great Irish playwright GBS to his American "Fair Lady" Molly Tompkins.

A reconstruction of Shaw's physical and epistolary link to his "Mollissima" over a period of thirty years, lasting from 1921 until Shaw's death in 1954.

My Works

THE SECRET LIFE OF PLANTS


#1 on New York Times Bestseller List
"Once in a while you find a book that stuns you. Its scope leaves you breathless. This is such a book."
John White. San Francisco Chronicle

"Almost incredible...bristles with plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore."
S.K.Oberbeck. Newsweek

"This fascinating book roams...over the marvelous no man's land of mythical glimmerings into the nature of science and life itself."
Henry Mitchell. Washington Post Book World.
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THE SECRET LIFE OF NATURE
Scientific proof of the existence of nature spirits derived from observations recorded by ....














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SECRETS OF THE SOIL
A long-awaited successor to the best-selling Secret Life of Plants, it describes newer, healthier, and more productive ways to....












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A SPY IN ROME
Drew Middleton in The New York Times Book Review describes the "knife-edge tension and absolute authenticity" of Peter Tompkins' life as A SPY IN ROME. "This is a candid, lucid, deeply exciting account of life behind enemy lines.....









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SECRETS OF THE GREAT PYRAMID
As with most of the great temples of antiquity, whoever built the Great Pyramid designed it on the basis of hermetic geometry known to a restricted circle of initiates.
















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MYSTERIES OF THE MEXICAN PYRAMIDS
An analysis of the origin and purpose of the Pyramids in the Valley of Mexico, in Yucatan, and in Central America, entwined with the cruel history of the Spanish conquerors South of the Border.....



















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THE MAGIC OF OBELISKS
A history of Hermeticism through 1500 years of clerical obscurantism, seen through the rediscovery of the Egyptian obelisks salvaged by Roman emperors and re-erected in Rome.....










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ITALY BETRAYED
An account of the fall of Mussolini and the Allied blunders which plunged Italy into an unnecessary war and civil war.....












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THE MURDER OF ADMIRAL DARLAN
"James Bond fans should like this. So should World War II buffs and a host of others who enjoy their history wrapped in a suspenseful and intriguing package..."




















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THE EUNUCH & THE VIRGIN
A searchlight cast on the secret and shocking practices that mark the perennial war of perverse minds against the root of man. This book examines....



















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TO A YOUNG ACTRESS, the letters of Bernard Shaw to Molly Tompkins
"A surprising literary discovery--one of the most remarkable of all the documentations of how far great men have been moved to open their minds and hearts to stimulate young women who admire them."
Clark Kinnard, New York Journal American

"Shaw was just as funny and stimulating writing privately as he was when he wrote for publication..."
The New Yorker


SHAW AND MOLLY TOMPKINS
This book may answer some of the questions raised in TO A YOUNG ACTRESS, the letters of GBS to my mother, Molly Tompkins. For one, it provides the circumstances of their passionate love affair, the consummated proof of which appears at ......



Essential Ecology
SECRETS OF THE SOIL
An account of recent breakthroughs--scientific and spiritual--that can save your garden, your farm, and the planet --while there is time.
Essential Tompkins
THE SECRET LIFE OF PT
A glimpse into the private life of PT.
Historical
SECRETS OF THE GREAT PYRAMID
The grandaddy of books on the Great Pyramid, written thirty years ago, plagiarized by a train of followers. Not yet faulted in its original content.
Historical, Anthropological
THE EUNUCH & THE VIRGIN
A novel look into the secret world of the Ottoman Seraglio with its odalisks and eunuchs, leading to an essay on castration as it has been practiced by humans across the centuries.
History of WORLD WAR II
ITALY BETRAYED
Italy's leading philosopher Benedetto Croce, named King Victor Emmanuel as the prime Fascist and his Field Marshall Badoglio as the prime economic benefactor of Fascism. Their dishonorable flight from Rome was a betrayal of the Germans, the Allies, and of Italy. Yet Churchill supported them in preference to loyal, honorable anti-fascists who contributed with their blood to the renaisance of Italy, liberating a hundred cities in the north before the arrival of the Allied armies.
History of World War II
THE MURDER OF ADMIRAL DARLAN
A closer look should be given to why Eisenhower's poliical mentor in North Africa, Robert Murphy, obliged president Roosevelt to go along with a deal with France's top Fascist, Darlan. The story behind it is more interesting than the overt developments.
History, Archeology
MYSTERIES OF THE MEXICAN PYRAMIDS
A bloody history of post Colombian Mexico, revealing the wonders of pre Colombian Meso American civilizations, through the re-discovery of their remarkable monuments.
History, Archeology, Hermeticisim
THE MAGIC OF OBELISKS
Indirectly, the story of Free Masonry and its struggle over the centuries to free the world from ignorance, prejudice, and enmity, while aspiring to a higher level of ethics.
Metaphysical Research
THE SECRET LIFE OF NATURE
Scientific proof of "the little people."
Science Writing
#1 on New York Times Bestseller List
A fascinating account of the physical, emotional, and spiritual relations between plants and man.
Shavian History
TO A YOUNG ACTRESS, the letters of Bernard Shaw to Molly Tompkins
A hundred and fifty hitherto unknown letters of GBS reproduced as he typed or wrote them in longhand.
SHAW AND MOLLY TOMPKINS
The story of GBS's long love affair with Molly Tompkins.

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