Martian Odyssey by Stanley Weinbaum – Immediate Reflections

The prose of this story was adequate - the story was told through a secondhand conversation. The character's spoke believably and consistently, despite the mangled French and German accents and idioms sprinkled throughout the conversational early 20th century English. Weinbaum's imaginings were obviously intended to be comic. Still, his vision of a silicon-based lifeform titillated…