Doctor Syn: A Smuggler Tale of the Romney Marsh
by Russell Thorndyke
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company 1915
Number of pages: 322
Posing as a respectable vicar in Dymchurch at the turn of the 18th century, Dr. Syn is actually the retired pirate Captain Clegg. Clegg, believed hanged in Rye, is no longer being sought by the authorities. However, country life proves too tame for Syn, and his attention turns to smuggling.
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