This thrilling mystery is the story of Keith Jessup, a PhD student at Oxford, whose professor is murdered before delivering a lecture disclosing Milton's own explanation of his great epic poem, Paradise Lost. In his stead, Keith takes up the quest to find the hidden Milton Manuscript and finally unravel the long lost meaning of the poem. The scholarly hunt proves perilous as he discovers a plot to conceal the manuscript. Why? What could it contain that would spark such fear and murder over the centuries? In this historically rich book, Libin uncovers the interpretation of Milton's poem and reveals how Milton justified the ways of God to man.