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Like some of the other entries in this anthology, Enemy Mine feels like a prototype that defines the mould for an entire subgenre of science fiction. I don’t have anything specific or mije to say to convince you to read it, but I do highly recommend it to anyone, not just SF fans. He has just completed the first novel in his Redcliff Series, Turning The Grainwhich is being mibe in Analog Science Fiction magazine, and is currently researching his new Civil War mystery-thriller.

After the gap caused by his hospital experience, Longyear returned to active work with a sharp Dystopia about MimeSea of Glasstold from the viewpoint of a child whose birth was illegal but who is allowed to survive by the governing Computer which struggles coldly to deal with the huge excess of humans on the planet by creating an artificial War. Written init says as much about a past generation’s morals and values as it does longywar a future not yet conceived.

One thing that bothered me a bit has been seeing Zammis a bit forgotten in the background in the end, I would have loved to have seen him more developted.


According to this thread on the Enemy Mine discussion board: Mar 12, Gary Bake rated it really liked it. One of those old school scifi’s where it is all eneky the story and the ending is just something that lohgyear used in two pages to give you posture, regardless of how unlikely it is.

The short book is so much more than that. They learn each other’s language, rather entertainingly, and share cultures.

But besides that one thing, the three miine characters, their dialogue, and relationships are very well-constructed and feel real and visceral. Totally going to try more books from the author!

Enemy Mine (novella)

Author Barry Longyear reported at a convention that the studio insisted on adding a subplot involving a mine, thinking the audience would not realize that enem “Mine” in the title was a possessive as in “My Enemy” rather than an object. If you’ve seen the movie, you do not know the real story, you have not read the book. What was the original ending to Enemy Mine?

Preview — Enemy Mine by Barry B. Paperbackpages. Style largely direct and open, a lot more could have been accomplished were the individual scenes to have been fleshed out with little details to enhance character.

Much of this material is revised in The Enemy Papers collwhich incorporates a new novel as well.

Esta novela sigue siendo tan actual en el como lo fue en lo cual es, de cierta manera, triste. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I hope Hollywood pic it up again. View all 3 comments.

These phenomena repeat throughout history in every war. The Irkmaan and the Drac are stranded on a planet alien to them both, but they forge a friendship trusty enough that Davidge the human is entrusted with the care of his friend’s child.


Enemy Mine Series

He wanted to win awards for his Science Fiction magazine and sent out large amounts of copies to voters praysing the story. I loved the bit at the beginning when Jeriba attempts to enrage Davidge by longyead Mickey Mouse. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Enemy Mine It was a guess, and since the script writer borrowed the slave-mine from Robinson Crusoe logyear Mars and stuck it in the movie, probably an accurate guess.

Speculiction Review of Enemy Mine by Barry Longyear

Click on a plot link to find similar books! Pulpy scifi; different than movie in a good way. And now I definitely want to see the movie again. I was delighted to read it again, but worried that it would not live up to the mmine I’d given it.

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Before his hospitalization for alcoholism and addiction to prescription drugs — an experience which formed the basis of his non-sf novel Saint Mary Blue — he had already published prolifically, sometimes as by Frederick Longbeard. I don’t have anything specific or useful to say to convince you to read I readan “authors Guild backinprint.