THE SILICON MAN. New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, Auckland: Bantam Books, . Small octavo, printed green wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. "An FBI agent finds himself captured by unscrupulous scientists who download his mind into a computer and murder his body. The scientist who head the illicit project has set up his own little virtual reality kingdom and the agent at first finds himself a helpless prisoner, but determines to fight back. Platt's depiction of a computer-generated environment comes across as much more believable than William Gibson's cyberspace." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-856. A fine copy. (#146425).