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: Enemy Mine (): Barry Longyear: Books. Enemy Mine and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell Award winner, Barry Enemy Mine – Kindle edition by Barry B. Longyear. Download it once. Enemy Mine–The Nebula and Hugo Award winner that inspired the 20th Century Fox motion picture starring Dennis Quaid and Lou Gossett, Jr. The story of a.

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The element longgear relationship survival is another fascination, and this story covers that challenge thoroughly too. Jul 08, Homo rated it it was amazing.

Universal thoughts about war, and racism and a beautifully story about hate and friendship.

Confronting and assimilating Otherness, Longyear has ambitions—and succeeds from a moral, cross-cultural, and societal point of view. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Later, it was collected by Longyear in longyea book Manifest Destiny.

On the bad side, narration feels rushed very often – from enemies to romantic cuddling in just a few sentences, the dying of alien Jeriba “Jerry” Shigan, and Davidge’s investigation on Dracs’ planet Checks: Tuesday, June 20, 4: Click on a plot link to find similar books!

It moves at a good pace. Damn, it made me cry few times and so far it’s been the only book to make me do so, haha.

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In it was produced as a science fiction film by Twentieth Century Fox. In the end, Enemy Mine is a simplistic but touching story of a human and alien forced to come to terms with the others alien-ness.

EDIT I had a silly idea. Aug 28, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: Sign up or log in Sign up using Longyfar. Return to Book Page.

Enemy Mine is kongyear comparing with eneny episode of UFO entitled Survival, were almost the same plot is used, expect that in the end the Alien is killed by the SHADO rescue party, before the astronaut can tell them he is a friend. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Feb 12, 2Due rated it it was amazing. A quick engaging read about two stranded enemy fighter pilots in space who learn what humanity looks like as they strive to understand the other. Aug 29, Einar Nielsen rated it really liked it. I happened to have watched the movie first, but I loved the book. View all 3 comments. Quotes from Enemy Mine.

Enemy Mine by Barry B. Longyear

We should teach this in schools. It was true then, and it is true now. Instead, Davidge and Zammis attempt to build a bridge between their two peoples—dragging both, kicking and screaming, towards mutual respect.

One of those old school scifi’s where it is all about the story and the ending is just something that is used in two pages to give you posture, regardless of how unlikely mime is. I loved how much deeper the relationships are and how touching things can be.


Books by Barry B. I’m not sure if there’s much difference between them, but I LOVE this book, minr would recommend it to anyone, fan or not of science fiction I was really expecting it to be more space-battle-y from the title, but was pleasantly surprised. Yet our effectiveness in war tends to be proportional to the amount to which we can dehumanize ourselves and our enemy: Getting to follow Davidge as he exchanges language and culture with a former enemy is an awesome and moving experience.

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Sunday, June 18, 7: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Enemy Mine The alien Dracon and the Man face longyer other; crash-landed – both stranded on the barely habitable barren rock of a planet that they have fought over in space not an hour before. The book is very different, but I found it highly enjoyable.