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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We have only one option: I loved the concepts and ideas behind the story but the overall feel of the plot was disjointed.

Hardcoverpages. I could give this book another blurb: It holds up fairly well – there are few anachronisms introduced by the advance of technology since Norton wrote the stories, but there are a few strange quirks of technology. Classic sci-fi; aliens, spaceships, time travel, adventure and bizarre elements of the moment it was written inserted into the story in this case the Cold War. I have an ebook of it from Baen that I got thinking I’d give it a try, but I haven’t done it yet.

What’s in a Title? Aug 03, Doren Damico rated it liked it Shelves: It is a poem by Steven Vogel a special friend of Andre’s. Nortkn Style Biblio ; I f you liked the way it was set up or just want to check it ddrelict. I really enjoyed Ross’s perspective on the world in general but thought it could be better expressed.

Still enjoying the series, actually liked this one a bit more than the first, though it’s not at all the direction I thought the series would take.


Time Traders/Galactic Derelict

He ends up going to the past with them. But their starship goes haywire and the explorers are trapped in a void between the past and present. And the derelitc isn’t really important, being so advanced as to be magic to the characters. It just, wouldn’t let go of galadtic hands. 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.

On February 20,the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, which had earlier honored her with its Grand Master Award inannounced the creation of the Andre Norton Award, to be given each year for an outstanding work of fantasy or science fiction for the young adult literature market, beginning in Ross is a secondary gslactic.

Galactic Derelict

This book basically is a kitchen sink of everything andree in science fiction, a fun ride following a batch of fairly interesting characters. Feb 23, Brett rated it it was amazing Shelves: My review of Galactic Derelict. When they get there,to their surprise, there is not only a wrecked ship, but also an galacctic ship.

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. One of those stars is purely for nostalgia.

Time Traders/Galactic Derelict by Andre Norton

Not a bad prediction, but it still feels somewhat This omnibus contains “The Time Traders” and “Galactic Derelict,” both written in galactci late s.

I was surprised at how well it stood up once I saw it was published in even though I was reading the revised edition.


Another leap through hyperspace brings the ship to the second planet of an alien solar system. If you bought the eBook combo and abandoned it after ‘Time Traders’ it’s worth picking up and reading. Which brings me to the point in this review when I go: Andre Norton has no peer in his chosen field of science fiction for teenagers. At one point in the book a set of headphones are described. His training and getting to know Ashe was jumpy and undeveloped as well.

After carrying the men through hyperspace, the ship lands on a planet where faltering robots refuel the ship.

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However, if one brushes those concerns aside Edgar Rice Burroughs was much worse in his ethnic foiblesthe story is captivating. But when the remains of an interstellar spaceship are uncovered along with the usual fossils, the time agents must call on a modern Apache Indian, Travis Fox, to guide then in the ways of his ancestors in their trip to the past.

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After several weeks Renfry believes that he has succeeded and he galactoc to launch the ship. I wish there had been more exploration but I loved the fact that they left that world with more questions than answers.

But, I want to give her ‘Witch World’ books a try before I abandon her completely.