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The Radio Beasts (The Radio Man #2)

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When Myles Cabot invented radio matter-transmission, he used it to visit our neighboring world of Venus. There he found himself on a world of giant insects and winged men who conversed by means of natural radio. And there, on the Radio Planet, he found a bride, a kingdom, and a home.

But the menace of the giant Formians, intelligent antlike beings who had once been the mast
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Paperback, Ace #F-304, 191 pages
Published 1964 by Ace (first published January 1st 1925)
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Oct 21, 2013 Steve Joyce rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Sep 11, 2014 Derek rated it liked it
Shelves: sword-and-planet
It has more in common with L Sprague de Camp's Krishna series than Burrough's Barsoom. The adventure and setting are more grounded and less flight-of-fancy exuberant, with more thought put towards scientific justification of items and events. This justification and description sometimes goes horribly awry, as when he describes the physical principles behind ray-gun or teleportational applications of radio.

The focus on technology impacts standard cliches about the sword and planet genre. It's typ
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Aug 08, 2008 Charles rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
I wanted to like this one more than I did. Certainly it is inventive, but the writing didn't thrill me.
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Sep 20, 2013 Jonathan Stevens rated it liked it
Farley's Venus is a pretty imaginative sword and planet venue. Very pulpy style, including a few uncanny "coincidence" plot devices.
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