The Tree of Knowledge by Daniel G. Miller
English | 2021|Mystery/Thriller| ePUB | 6.6 MB
Knowledge is power.
It is said that the greatest chess masters can envision a match’s outcome ten moves before it occurs. Imagine a person who can visualize ten steps ahead, not simply in the game of chess, but in every human interaction. Imagine a person who can see a punch before it is thrown; who knows what you are going to say before you say it; who can see every political and economic move long before it happens. Imagine a secret that can make this all possible.
Mathematics professor Albert Puddles exposes this secret for himself as he is thrust into a murder investigation on the Princeton campus. The discovery leads Albert to delve into ancient religious interpretation and unmask new analytical abilities, all while teaming up with an aging mentor, a curious teaching assistant, and an elite Book Club on a frantic chase across America to recover this world-changing knowledge before it falls into dangerous hands.
Albert—now embedded in a national cat-and-mouse political power play—rediscovers a woman from his past and is forced to confront his own understanding of love, rationality, power, and the true limits of the human mind.