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I almost cried twice in the first 40 pages and I’m not really a crier. Missing are subtle details which would draw deeper empathy, and in turn make ,ongyear relationships more realistic. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Propaganda of the kind the human authorities spread about Drac for purposes of imperialist expansion is still in use today, making Enemy Mine no less relevant, or less interesting, for another generation.

I always thought of it as a processing plant. They almost kill each other, but need each other to survive.

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I was moved by the commitment Davidge displayed as well as the trust shown to him. To ask other readers questions about Enemy Mineplease sign up.

His two Alien Nation television Ties: I read the original page version. It’s powerful, and we still need it now every bit as much as we needed it in Does anyone know what the original ending was? Dec 07, Jenessa Gayheart rated it it minne amazing.


Of course they are rescued – but with the war over, how will the Man and the young Drac fare? I’ll have to skim the book to make sure, though. Nebula Award for Best Novella — Tuesday, June 20, 4: In the end, Enemy Mine is a simplistic but touching story of a human and alien forced enemmy come to terms with the others alien-ness.

Basically kicking the emotional impact up a few notches. Mar 12, Gary Bake rated it really liked it. I don’t have anything specific or useful to say to convince you to read I readan “authors Guild backinprint. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

It also appears in Longyear’s anthology The Enemy Papers He snemy to win awards for his Science Fiction magazine and sent out large amounts of copies to voters praysing the story. I saw the movie many years ago.

Universal thoughts about war, and racism and a beautifully story about hate and friendship. I’ve always been charmed by the idea of being stranded on anything – an island, a planet, a mountain Enemy Lohgyear by Barry Longyear 35 49 Sep 16, May 04, Ben Babcock rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 30, Kally rated it it was amazing Shelves: The short book is so much more than that.


The Saliva Tree by Brian W. Newer Post Older Post Home. 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. He gets thrown into a situation that forces him to take a fresh look at himself, who he is, which br Whether friendship born of loneliness can trump learned hatred is a question at the heart of this wise, exciting and often very funny science fiction story.

If i could have had it my way I would have wished for more chapters on that.

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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. But where Longyear falls a little short is in style. Sep 11, Mckinley rated it liked it Shelves: I have eight post-its in the book and that’s kind of ensmy lot considering how short it is.