Time Traders/Galactic Derelict has ratings and 31 reviews. terpkristin said: The July S&L pick, this was a refreshingly quick read. I like time trave. Galactic Derelict has ratings and 64 reviews. Dean said: Andre Norton’s Galactic Derelict will forever be special to me. As a youngster, I struggle. Andre Norton’s books have long, been favorites in the science-fiction field. In GALACTIC DERELICT, the second novel in the Time Traders Series (first.
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Not even guide Travis Fox can predict if they’ll make it home–or wander through space and time forever.
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Short Stories Witch World: I didn’t realize this was 2 books in 1. Andre Norton wrote some nprton good science adventure novels. The only part I found a little unrealistic was the way they tried to keep him in the dark after bringing him to their training base without any explanation; counting on some magical sense of rightness and patriotism to make him subsume himself to their agenda was a little contrived.
Thank goodness it was only short. There was a moment when I was very positive something bad, very bad would happen.
Fox was really quite good, and Renfry was a better addition tha Discounted version Unsure why the second book in the series is apparently the only one not reprinted by Open Road Media, but it’s still available inexpensively. An interesting premise and a relatively quick read although now somewhat dated having been written in the late s.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I haven’t read any of the others and I honestly feel like it’s not necessary – the general background is covered enough that I never felt lost. Possibly for fans of early sci-fi. This revciew originally appeared on bo This is older sci-fi, which suffers a little in that its techniques have gone from revolutionary to ubiquitous.
Time Traders/Galactic Derelict
I read them in the mid-Sixties, when they were not too old. While seeking water for his cattle Travis Fox enters a little known canyon in the Arizona desert and gets captured by three men, one of whom he recognizes as Dr. There are parts that move along, the beginning of Time Traders is good, but the middle becomes repetitive and the end cuts off a bit abruptly.
With the other technology in place being used, you would think derrelict would have some adnre of locator beacon or portable communications device, although I realize that would get in the way of the story as it was told. Jul 17, Charles rated it it was amazing Shelves: I loved the time travel parts. But their starship nortpn haywire and the explorers are trapped in a void between the past and present. Nov 17, David rated it really liked it Shelves: She was an important writer of the early 50’s on.
When the ship gets to the base, it takes off andfe parts unknown, carying Ross, Travis, Gordon and a technician on the wildest ride of their or anyone’s lives. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
Tatoosh Jun 17, Dfrelict, but somewhat pointless. What does it mean if I know I read this book and probably liked it but not fabulously well, but really can’t remember what it’s about except that it’s page-turning fantasy disguised as science?
The things that happen in the story make sense, and the story itself is very interesting.
She started writing in her teens, inspired by a charismatic high school teacher. But not fabulous enough to be remembered in detail. There’s a hint of racial antagonism- a chip on the shoulder attitude- at the start, for Travis is an Apache but it has a negligible part in the story, though Travis’ background and training stand him in good stead.
They are planning a jaunt to 20, years ago to salvage an alien spacecraft. Key Out of Time In this volume, Ross Murdoch and companions travel blindly in a Baldie spaceship that crashed on Earth in a past era, just ahead of their Cold War rivals. After several weeks Renfry believes that he has succeeded and gakactic attempts to launch the ship.
Edit to localize it to your language. So he signs up for something with the military, that turns nodton to be time travel.
Ross Murdock is a man who is constantly getting into and usually out of trouble with the law until this one judge gives him a choice. The plot is bereft of action and the action that does occur is rather tame and uninteresting.
I downloaded all four novels from Amazon in kindle format for free. Written 30 years before the Berlin Wall finally fell, Russians are the Cold War foe here, but bigger, tougher enemies are gradually revealed.
Children’s science fiction book: As the time traders are bringing andrre ship back to the present, something triggers the ship to take off, carrying four time traders with it. My review of Galactic Derelict. Discounted version Unsure why the second book in the series is apparently the only one not reprinted by Open Road Media, but it’s still available inexpensively.
The stories are still, after 50 or 60 years enjoyable enough that now I’ll have to read the sequels – which I haven’t read before. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However, they then leave on a return voyage home and the book concludes with a flat, anticlimactic, ending.
And Andre Norton is up to the task. Current discussions Children’s science fiction book: Classic short scifi that is fun and easy to read. But the explorers become trapped in space as well as time, on a mad journey in an automatic starship; not even Travis Fox can tell whether any of them will ever see Earth again.
Unfortunately, the attempt by the agency to pull the ship through to the 20th century, although successful, accidentally launches it on an intergalactic trip back to it’s place of origin Pages to import images to Wikidata.
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