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The Time Traders

Andre Norton (1912-2005)

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1. Chapter 01
2. Chapter 02
3. Chapter 03
4. Chapter 04
5. Chapter 05
6. Chapter 06
7. Chapter 07
8. Chapter 08
9. Chapter 09
10. Chapter 10
11. Chapter 11
12. Chapter 12
13. Chapter 13
14. Chapter 14
15. Chapter 15
16. Chapter 16
17. Chapter 17
18. Chapter 18

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Summary

If it is possible to conquer space, then perhaps it is also possible to conquer time. At least that was the theory American scientists were exploring in an effort to explain the new sources of knowledge the Russians possessed. Perhaps Russian scientists had discovered how to transport themselves back in time in order to learn long-forgotten secrets of the past.That was why young Ross Murdock, above average in intelligence but a belligerently independent nonconformist, found himself on a “hush-hush” government project at a secret base in the Arctic. The very qualities that made him a menace in civilized society were valuable traits in a man who must successfully act the part of a merchant trader of the Beaker people during the Bronze Age.For once they were transferred by time machine to the remote Baltic region where the Russian post was located, Ross and his partner Ashe were swept into a fantastic action-filled adventure involving Russians, superstitious prehistoric men, and the aliens of a lost galactic civilization that demanded every ounce of courage the Americans possessed.

Reviews

thomas

- rebuttal

To you who have compalined: should be ashamed to complain so much!. I do not see your nake reading the texts. Sure the reader has made mistakes, but at least you got (free) a book to read. i could not do as well as the reader, but even if I could I do not have the time. Be appreciative and not so critical unless you rewplace the story with your own words. The book was understandable, and complete. The reader has a distinct Southhern accent, but is untimatly easy to understand. The story itself is wll written and interesting.

hope

- Use version 2

In Version one the reader is awful

Lynne

- Use version 2

Version one the reader is awful, but version 2 is the same reader as most Edgar Rice Burroughs books - he is articulate and pleasant.

Nick

- Time Traders

Probably a good story, but the narrator is horrible. He constantly mis-pronounces words (examples: he pronounces taciturn as TACK-i-turn, aromatic as AROMA-tick). He inserts pauses into sentences, then starts in the middle as a new sentence, destroying any continuity of the thought. He reads in a mono-tone, no inflection or sensible cadence. He almost sounds as if he has never read in this language, and is phonetically sounding out all the words. The sound quality is terrible, there is a very high-pitched whine all through the story. Lastly, he speaks as if his cheeks are too large for his mouth - slurred and garbled. The narrator ruined a good story.... too bad. This should be re-recorded.

Bernie

- Poor quality recording

Might be a good story but the recording is so poor it's not worth listening to.

- Poor quality recording

Unfortunately the recording quality is very poor.

Sam

- What was this

I couldn't believe they would let him read this book He sounds like he recorded it in his basement an with mouth full of marbles