- Brain scientist George Walder is obsessed with finding out how humans develop ideas. He spends his days hunting for a universal theory that explains the realm of thoughts, in which ideas roam freely and forge connections with our brains. His colleagues scorn him openly during his long quest, and George has to negotiate many pitfalls and obstacles. Despair regularly takes hold of George, threatening to bring him down, along with his ideas. A chance encounter with a cheerful woman called Jenna unexpectedly leads to a breakthrough. The consequences of this massively important discovery soon clamp an iron fist around society, however. George's ultimate brainchild turns out to have a dark side, as does Jenna. Both will chase him for years, until the inescapable end. This book may reverberate in your mind for a while... The Ultimate Brainchild is Richard Bintanja's second novel. In this carefully composed futuristic story, the author explores the origin of our thoughts and ideas by showing us parallels between the tangible and the realm of thoughts, in which ideas come to life. He has a wonderful talent for placing the small, trivial and coincidental side by side with the philosophical, universal and logical. Richard Bintanja currently is a professor of climate change and has published about 100 scientific articles on polar climate change so far. He is the author of five novels, in which mental and physical perseverance as well as philosophical contrasts are overarching themes.