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Jack Williamson was a classic pulp sci-fi writer, and this plot is one of the hoary best, but the treatment is so-so.
The plot: a sole traveler in interstellar space finds a derelict spacecraft with no crew except one living dog and one preserved young woman's body...and an invisible something...
Written in 1933, this is a very early take on an oft-repeated plot. I generally like Williamson's writing, which makes this a pretty enjoyable version, but the plot is quite predictable.
Jim Roberts' narration subtracts from the story. He doesn't sound like he is narrating, but reciting---and giving a pretty monotonous, plodding recitation at that. This is the second or third book I've gotten narrated by him, and I've been uniformly disappointed by his reading.
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