Roger Leon Burnley Publishes Fiction of a Scientist

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A Young Student Physicist Befriends an Interesting and Brilliant Man

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From the masterful literary mind of author Roger Leon Burnley comes a cerebrally captivating novel about a young man’s interactions with the intriguing world steeped in intellectual brilliance belonging to Roscoe Thierebault. OF THE POWER OF THE INTELLECT is an account of four distinctive periods of this man’s life.

“Whatever the motivation of human knowledge, the motivation cannot itself be the subject of serious consideration. The activity is impulsive and two-valued: it is the will to discover and the desire to entertain.” – Roscoe Thierebault

Readers will be enlightened with the insights of Professor Roscoe Thierebault, his insights on the very nature of knowledge sure to provide an intellectual spark that could ignite the dormant mind and provide a catalyst to pursue further learning. The characters that revolve around him are no less profound, artists and scientists with their own interesting viewpoints that bring more life to the story.

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About the Author
Author Roger Leon Burnley, born on 1939 in Amsterdam, N.Y, lives in Edinburgh.

Publication Date: March 16, 2001
Trade Paperback; $19.54; 326 pages; 978-0-7388-4050-5
Trade Hardback; $29.69; 326 pages; 978-0-7388-4049-9

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