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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The story is a really good one, especially for its time. When a volcanic eruption threatens the ship they signaled the project people to move the ship 20, years back to their time.

Galactic Derelict

The dialogue’s a bit stiff, but it’s 50 year old sci-fi. And those were made of the good brown earth of home!

Views Read Edit View history. Project Gutenberg has two free novels from this series:. I am copying the short blurb reviews I gave to the two separate ebooks I read earlier this year. Encounter strange alien creatures on distant worlds! In addition to all the dangerous anre and creatures they encounter, they must face the onrton of not being able to return to Earth. May 02, DaughterDaDa rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

It holds up fairly well noron there are few anachronisms introduced by the advance of technology since Norton wrote the stories, but there are a few strange quirks of technology. In Time TradersRoss Murdock has the choice of rehabilitation or volunteering for a secret research project, which turns out to be searching the past for the source of illicit technological i.

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That is one of noron dangers or drawbacks to describing any “super future” technology. Status Andre Norton — primary author all editions calculated Emshwiller, Ed Cover drrelict secondary author some editions confirmed Meltzer, Davis Cover artist secondary author some editions confirmed Nagel, Heinz Translator secondary author some editions confirmed.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. CD Audiobook 0 editions. However, if one brushes those concerns aside Edgar Rice Burroughs was much worse in his ethnic foiblesthe story is captivating. Galactic Derelict derlict a fun adventure tale that primarily involves a group of Earth men trapped on an alien spaceship.

But prehistoric men, hungry saber tooths and angry volcanoes nortob the least of their ferelict, because they find exactly what they were looking for: Travis Fox Ross Murdock. And now a new player in the scenario is introduced in the person of a native American ranch hand. Dec 05, Kerry rated it really liked it. Read as an e-book.

Classic short scifi that is fun and easy to read. View the Russian contract. If your ship’s navigation is broken, you’re doomed. I knew what they were, but the way they were described gave me a vision of some very old from my point of view headphones.

Time Traders/Galactic Derelict

Dec 22, Kat rated it really liked it Shelves: I particularly like the way he raises the issue of racism without preaching, keeping in perspective when the book was written I think it was quite effective, but did not distract from the story. Norton describes each planet and each situation in detail but the focus in on description; Norton fails to generate a sense of tension or suspense. It didn’t really age well, very light characterization, norrton practically nonexistent, more nortpn a pulpy action book.

My review of Time Traders. They all have an interesting series of adventures – including being trapped on a traveling space ship.

Galactic Derelict (Time Traders/Ross Murdock, #2) by Andre Norton

Where their journey takes them provides breathless adventures in other worlds, with other-world creatures. High Hallack Witch World: Ross Murdock, ne’er do well, is offered the choice of rehabilitation or volunteering by the judge in charge of sentencing. Jan 23, Bob Jr. You tell me I’m involved in a secret project to travel in time or for that matter, space, like a Stargate projectand I’m in even more. I’m pleased to see it has held up well upon a re-read. As the time traders are bringing the derellct back to the present, something triggers the ship to take off, carrying four time traders with it.


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Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. I loved the time travel parts. A spaceship sat in front of an active volcano with cave men and a wholly mammoth in the foreground. Tatoosh Jun 17, Adventurous, but somewhat pointless.

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. Current discussions Children’s science fiction book: I’d say it’s worth a look but they should package it a different way, it does a disservice to the author. Continuing with the series. Their journeys will take the battle to the enemy, from ancient Britain to prehistoric America, and finally to the farthest reaches of interstellar space And while the book raises more questions than the answers it gives, it was a chilling, suspenseful, I-need-to-know-what-happens-next read.

It is absolutely worth your time to go and grab this one. Great for adolescents and teens. The ship no longer felt inert and drifting – she was coming alive His introduction to the group felt rushed but flowed much better.