Scientists A Novel Author:Eleazar Lipsky David Luzzatto is dedicated to his work and to the betterment of mankind. He h as hit on a new research idea which he feels will lead to the discovery of a drug of enormous medical importance. The drug is discovered, it is named biocin and it is everything he has hoped for. Married to a beautiful wife and acclaimed throughout the world, he se... more »ems assured of a great career in science.
And then, in one horrifying moment, this entire world is threatened with collapse. His former chief accuses him of the worst crime in the scientific lexicon--stealing in idea which is not his own.
It is on this dramatic idea that Eleazar Lipsky weaves a novel of great drama, dealing with an issue of profound moral importance. A man stands accused. Even if he is innocent, the accusation has opened a whole Pandora's box of ills, not only for the man himself, but for all with whom he comes in contact. No matter what the outcome, life is never quite the same for those who are involved.« less
This is more than a thrilling story. It is a novel of great power, written about the men who more than any others determine our destinies, about their women, their families and friends, and the world in which they move. It concerns not only the day by day existence of one particular scientist, but the moral problems which confront all scientists and all men. Amazingly enough, a moving love story is also woven into the pattern.