Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell Award winner, Barry Longyear is author of the acclaimed Enemy Mine, made into a major. Author Barry Longyear reported at a convention that the studio insisted on According to this thread on the Enemy Mine discussion board. 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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I skimmed the novelization tonight. David Gerrold Goodreads Author. I saw the movie many years ago.

Aug 28, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. At the same time, the alert clarity and genre cunning of Longyear’s best work seem potentially available abrry him, and may surface again.

Enemy Mine is worth comparing with the 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.

Enemy Mine (Enemy Mine) by Barry B Longyear

To ask other readers questions about Enemy Mineplease sign up. Quotes from Enemy Mine. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Views Read Edit View history. Lists with This Book. Legion 4, 19 Basically kicking the emotional impact up a few notches.


The element of relationship survival is another fascination, and this story covers that challenge thoroughly too. What was the original ending to Enemy Mine?

After the gap caused by his hospital experience, Longyear returned to active work with a sharp Dystopia about OverpopulationSea 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.

The Last Enemy

A quick engaging read about two stranded enemy fighter pilots in space who learn what ene,y looks like as they strive to understand the other. I read the original page version. Jul 08, Homo rated it it was amazing. The end – well, I won’t spoil it for you, but it made me smile.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I had only a vague memory of it, mainly just the attempt, over a campfire, to move from trying to kill each other to communicating. One of my favorite parts mihe the story is where Jerry apologizes for his blasphemous remarks he made about Mickey Mouse.


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 the “Mine” in the title was a possessive as in “My Enemy” rather than an object. I have the original paperback which is a novelization by Gerrold of the movie that was made of the short story by Longyear.

I think a pregnant Lee Marvin would have been better. This book adds more character development, and more background. I was moved by the commitment Davidge displayed as well as the trust shown to him.

Sunday, June 18, 7: This story from its movie format almost certainly has influenced my writing and my love of sci-fi. Much of this material is revised in The Enemy Papers collwhich incorporates a new novel as well. The plot of enemies having to work together to survive is older than that mien. Nebula Award for Best Novella — View all 10 comments.

Hell in the Pacific was also a two man remake of None But the Brave. The Saliva Tree by Brian W. Jan 22, Sarah rated it it was amazing.

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