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ScifiBookFilter: My uncle has been trying to figure out this novel he read around the 70s.
May 22, 2006 5:54 PM   Subscribe

ScifiBookFilter: My uncle has been trying to figure out this novel he read around the 70s.

It's a sci-fi book that centers around this brilliant guy whose intelligence is being used for some goal (apparently evil), and somehow by the end of the book he figures out that he's just a disembodied head. Ring any bells?
posted by Lockeownzj00 to Media & Arts (3 answers total)
 
the cybernetic brains
posted by growabrain at 6:26 PM on May 22, 2006


doesn't ring a bell, but you could also try posting to rec.arts.sf.written, which does a lot of story IDs. Include as much detail as you can, even if it seems irrelevant (cover illo? name of villain's pet? etc.)
posted by hattifattener at 10:10 PM on May 22, 2006


Hm. There's Mike Nelson's first MST3K, The Brain That Wouldn't Die. But that's a movie. And it's 1962. I dunno. Sounds like a play on the ol' brain in a vat philosophy.
posted by smallerdemon at 11:08 PM on May 22, 2006


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