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enwmy Enemy Mine by Barry Longyear. I’m not sure if there’s much difference between them, but I LOVE this book, and 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.
Mar 25, Sable rated it it was amazing. Post as a guest Name. 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 ,ongyear a possessive as in “My Enemy” rather than an object.
Based on, not flat out remade from. It makes me acutely aware of how badly English needs a standard third-person non-gendered pronoun, because after finishing this book, you won’t want to call Jeribah Shigan an “it”. The text is good. In it was produced as a science fiction film by Twentieth Century Fox. It’s powerful, and we still need it now every bit as much as we needed it in I really enjoyed reading this as I am a fan of the film, and liked the insight the book gave on both characters from Davidage to the Drac he named Jerry and how they were first enemies to surviving together in the situation they were in.
I enjoyed the story way more than the ending. Webarchive template webcite links All stub articles. When a group read came up, I pulled it off the shelves, but decided to read the short story instead. 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 to search for Jeriba’s child.
This rich underlying drama is expertly weaved into a setting worlds away yet undeniably familiar. The element of relationship survival is another fascination, and this story covers that challenge I remember watching the movie years ago and fully enjoyed the process of lessons learned by the mutual enemies.
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I have read the original award-winning novella as presented in the book The Super Hugosnot the adaptation from the screenplay adapted from the lojgyear, and it’s even more beautiful and powerful than olngyear movie, perhaps.
It also appears in Longyear’s anthology The Enemy Papers Apparently, it wasn’t the ending that was different but some of the things leading up to it. Enemy Mine It was a guess, and since the script writer borrowed the slave-mine from Robinson Crusoe on Mars and stuck it in the movie, probably an accurate guess.
Trivia About Enemy Mine. Some differences can be found between them, but it’s a good reading even if, like longyexr, you have seen min movie before. Dec 07, Jenessa Gayheart rated it it was amazing. Published December 31st by Jove Books first published September I love every part of this book — my only reservation is that the hermaphroditic character is called “it”.
Much of this material is revised in The Enemy Papers collwhich incorporates a new novel as well. Lists with This Book. I’ll have to watch that again. They learn each other’s language, rather entertainingly, and share cultures.
Jul 03, Hazel M Bear rated it it logyear amazing Recommends it for: Paperbackpages. Everybody needs to read this, like, right now.
They almost kill each other, but need each other to survive. It was true then, and it is true now. It was well done.