Doctor Syn on the High Seas (Paperback)
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"Doctor Syn on the High Seas" is a 1936 novel by British writer Arthur Thorndike. The second in the Doctor Syn series, it tells the story of how a young clergyman called Christopher Syn loses his wife to a seducer and his consequent quest for vengeance. Arthur Russell Thorndike (1885 - 1972) was a British actor and novelist, most famous for his 'Doctor Syn of Romney Marsh' series of novels. Other notable works by this author include: 'Children of the Garter' (1937), "The Slype" (1927), and "The Master of the Macabre" (1946). Contents include: "Doctor Syn Meets Minister Mipps", "Doctor Syn Becomes a Squire of Dames", "Doctor Syn Escapes", "The Challenge", "The Abduction", "The Duel", "The Friend of the Family", "The Elopement", "The Dead Man", "The Odyssey Begins", "Pirates", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.