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The Scalpel and the Sword

R John Thorpe

Young John Houston, an Irish farmer's son, develops his interest in medicine while helping a country doctor.

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ISBN : 978-1-78830-418-4
Published : 27/02/2020
Pages : 353
Size : 205x140mm
Imprint : Olympia Publishers


R John Thorpe

Ronnie Thorpe comes from a long line of soldiers, sailors and airmen going back for over one hundred years, He was educated in Northern Ireland and Australia before serving as a data analyst with the RAF in the Middle East, and then as a rifleman in the British Army.

He spent five years at various universities before going on to teach Mathematics and Computer Science for thirty years in London and Hampshire. Ronnie has been a well-known dealer of lead soldiers and militaria in fairs along the south coast for the past thirty years.

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Young John Houston, an Irish farmer's son, develops his interest in medicine while helping a country doctor. But it's not long before his ambition to become a physician sees him studying at Edinburgh University. From there he graduates and goes on to work as an Assistant Surgeon in the military. John travels the world, goes to war and even delivers the child of the Nizam in Ghularabad. Along the way there is bloodshed, heartache and difficult times for the young doctor, but will he ever find true love and be happy?
From Derry to Edinburgh. Madras to Ghularabad and from the shores of Africa to the Peninsula,we follow young Houston's adventures across the globe as he serves Wellington at the battle of Assaye, escapes the Nizam's palace with his life and tangles with pirates as he searches for love and happiness.

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