Author: Barry B. Longyear Author Record # ; Legal Name: Longyear, Barry El último de los Winnebago / Enemigo mío [Spanish] () with Connie Willis. Title: Enemigo mío Title Record # Author: Barry B. Longyear Date: Variant Title of: Enemy Mine (by Barry B. Longyear) [may list more. Author: Barry B. Longyear Author Record # ; Legal Name: Longyear, Barry . El último de los Winnebago / Enemigo mío [Spanish] () with Connie Willis.

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Mar 25, Sable rated it it was amazing. The story of a man, incomplete in himself, taught to be a human by his sworn enemy, an alien being who leaves with the human its most important possession: I think I preferred the movie ending. The text is good.

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View all 10 comments. After initial hostilities, the two eventually learn to cooperate to survive. Jun 12, Sandi Layne rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 23, Felipe Guerrero rated it it was amazing. For the most part, it was a lot like the novel, I think.

Enemy Mine Theatrical release poster. In part, I think it’s because it was portrayed in such plain language. I hope Hollywood pic it up again. 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. 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.

But besides that one thing, the three main characters, their dialogue, and relationships are very well-constructed and feel real and visceral. The studio had faith in the story and actors involved, and hired Wolfgang Petersen to take over as director.

The film began production in Budapest in April under the direction of Richard Loncrainewho quickly ran mko “creative differences” with producer Stephen Friedman and executives at 20th Century Fox ; the project was shut down ensmigo a week of shooting.


Teens and even tweens would probably appreciate it, too.

jio I found both the movie version and the novella equally strong and can’t say which one I’d prefer. I don’t have anything specific or useful to say to convince you to read it, but I do highly recommend it to anyone, not just SF fans.

Pulpy scifi; different than movie in a good way. Jan 10, Jack rated it it was amazing. 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: Trivia About Enemy Mine. Jul 08, Homo rated it it was amazing. I’ll have to skim the book to make sure, though.

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This is a book I’ve read, reread ,remember, and have thoroughly enjoyed. For those who like this genre?

Though you’d think there was more info in here than the movie, actually it feels like there was about the same, then a portion that was different, but the movie makes up for it with its own bits. Written init says as much about a past generation’s morals and values as it does about a future not yet conceived.

David Gerrold Goodreads Author. But as with the movie the novella has a weaker second half. When the Drac reproduces asexually and then soon dies, Davidge is left to care for its offspring and raise it into the Drac culture, which he has come to respect and appreciate in a way no other human has.

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. This rich underlying drama is expertly weaved into a setting worlds away yet undeniably familiar.

It shows the reader through the main character’s experiences why it is rewarding and worthwhile to try to understand other cultures. However, Zammis is curious and follows. On the station during an impersonal funeral ceremony, Davidge suddenly awakens when a disposal technician tries to steal the book Jerry gave him years before to learn the Drac language.


Oct 02, Terri rated it really liked it Shelves: Using the same pronoun we use for toasters and jelly beans to refer to a living, intelligent creature is not okay and the fact that Longyear uses it all the way through to the end kinda pisses me off. In the days of Barrj, I got a copy and watched it over and over again until the tape was stretched mik there were lines of colourful static running through parts of it.

They learn to understand each other.

Paperbackpages. Two enemies crash land on a meteor-ish small planet.

Barry B. Longyear

He gets thrown into a situation that forces him to take a fresh look at himself, who he is, which brings up the question who he might want to be. It encourages acceptance of other and genders without being preachy. Maravillosa historia, nada menos que eso se puede decir de esta novela corta. Nov 01, Andreas rated it really liked it Shelves: Esta novela sigue siendo tan actual en n.longyear como lo fue en lo cual es, de cierta manera, triste.

Damn, it made me cry few times and so far it’s been the only book to make me do so, haha. Meanwhile, Fox arranged for a “network roadblock”: When a group read came up, I pulled it off the shelves, but decided to read the short story instead. Aug 28, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: