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Of all the colonized galaxy, the Barnum system was the whackiest. Nobody could ever predict what would likely to happen there, so it was no surprise to newsman Jack Summer when he was sent to check out the King of Laranja East on the planete Peregrine. But surprises were waiting for him anyway in the person of the universe's most lecherous phtographer, in the weird claiman ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published 1976 by Daw
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An amusing story, decently written. Good writing alone makes it stand above the crowd, and the story has a gentle tongue-in-cheek mood. Worth reading.
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See my review of "Wildsmith".
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Ron Goulart is a cultural historian and novelist. Besides writing extensively about pulp fiction—including the seminal Cheap Thrills: An Informal History of Pulp Magazines (1972)—Goulart has written for the pulps since 1952, when the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction published his first story, a sci-fi parody of letters to the editor. Since then he has written dozens of novels and countless sh ...more

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