Parasite Planet by Stanley G. Weinbaum:
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"Two humans beat their way through the peculiar — and perilous — Venusian jungle. A masterpiece of fantasy."
('Parasite Planet' by Stanley G. Weinbaum)
"Here is the fantastic life of Venus — the 'doughpots' and the Jack
Ketch trees, and the laughing demons who roam an eternal night."
A mass of white, dough-like protoplasm, ranging in size from a single cell to perhaps twenty tons of mushy filth.
Footgear specialized for the semisolid soil of Venus
A chemical which, added to water, boiled and sterilized it instantly.
A hooded protective suit worn on Venus.
Venusian drug provides a rejuvenate effect.
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