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The Syme Papers

(2004)
A novel by

 
 
Douglas Pitt is a man obsessed. His quest is to prove that the 18th-century inventor Samuel Highgate Syme discovered the theory of continental drift. Laughed at and dismissed at every turn, Pitt's luck changes when he discovers a contemporary manuscript written by a scientist, Friedrich Muller, which recounts a year in the company of the irrepressible Syme. Perhaps this will finally reveal his genius...

Genre: General Fiction

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Hardback Editions

February 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Syme Papers
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
ISBN: 0-571-21790-7 / 978-0-571-21790-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

June 2007 : UK Paperback

Title: The Syme Papers
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
ISBN: 0-571-21793-1 / 978-0-571-21793-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Syme Papers
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
ISBN: 0-571-21791-5 / 978-0-571-21791-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

February 2011 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Syme Papers
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU