The Sun Chemist

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The Sun Chemist
The Sun Chemist.jpg
First edition
Author Lionel Davidson
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 284 pp
ISBN 0-14-004479-5
OCLC 16425089

The Sun Chemist is a thriller by Lionel Davidson.

Plot summary[edit]

Letters in the archive correspondence of Chaim Weizmann, first president of Israel, hint that, in his profession as a distinguished organic chemist, Weizmann had stumbled on a method for the cheap synthesis of petroleum. Now, decades later, a world buffeted by oil shocks and perpetually rising prices would welcome such a chemical miracle. But Weizmann's laboratory notebooks must be found first, and an unseen and powerful enemy will stop at nothing to keep them hidden.