...Who Needs Enemies?

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  • Title: ...Who Needs Enemies?
  • Author: Alan Dean Foster
  • ISBN: 9780345316578
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback

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  • ...Who Needs Enemies? Best Read || [Alan Dean Foster]
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...Who Needs Enemies?

About Author

  1. Bestselling science fiction writer Alan Dean Foster was born in New York City in 1946, but raised mainly in California He received a B.A in Political Science from UCLA in 1968, and a M.F.A in 1969 Foster lives in Arizona with his wife, but he enjoys traveling because it gives him opportunities to meet new people and explore new places and cultures This interest is carried over to his writing, but with a twist the new places encountered in his books are likely to be on another planet, and the people may belong to an alien race.Foster began his career as an author when a letter he sent to Arkham Collection was purchased by the editor and published in the magazine in 1968 His first novel, The Tar Aiym Krang, introduced the Humanx Commonwealth, a galactic alliance between humans and an insectlike race called Thranx Several other novels, including the Icerigger trilogy, are also set in the world of the Commonwealth The Tar Aiym Krang also marked the first appearance of Flinx, a young man with paranormal abilities, who reappears in other books, including Orphan Star, For Love of Mother Not, and Flinx in Flux.Foster has also written The Damned series and the Spellsinger series, which includes The Hour of the Gate, The Moment of the Magician, The Paths of the Perambulator, and Son of Spellsinger, among others Other books include novelizations of science fiction movies and television shows such as Star Trek, The Black Hole, Starman, Star Wars, and the Alien movies Splinter of the Mind s Eye, a bestselling novel based on the Star Wars movies, received the Galaxy Award in 1979 The book Cyber Way won the Southwest Book Award for Fiction in 1990 His novel Our Lady of the Machine won him the UPC Award Spain in 1993 He also won the Ignotus Award Spain in 1994 and the Stannik Award Russia in 2000.

One thought on “...Who Needs Enemies?

  1. Mostly long winded, actually Clever ideas that could have been presented in 1 2 the words As I neared the end of most of each story I remembered that I d read it before, and when I finished the book I decided that I somehow must have read the whole book before So, iow, mostly they re pretty forgettable, too Well, this time it is definitely coming off my shelves and going out to the wide world.


  2. Bookending Foster s first collection of short stories With Friends Like These, these tales are also pretty good overall Each is introduced by the author, anecdotes of where the idea came from, often than not They were written between 1976 and 1983 The final is likely intentionally related to the first story in the first book, which dealt with the arrival of little green men This anthology also contains a Pip and Flinx story I haven t read anything else with them yet, but look forward to doing s [...]


  3. Author Alan Dean Foster b 1946 is a noted science fiction and fantasy author with such series as The Humanx Commonwealth Series and Dinotopia Universe under his belt He s also written several Star Wars and Star Trek books.The present book is a collection of 12 short stories of science fiction and fantasy with settings as varied as the swamp planet of Myra II to Somalia and to Colorado of the Old West At his best, Foster writes with a sense of humor and irony In some of the stories, a sense of wo [...]


  4. I really enjoyed this collection It s all great stuff The title track if you will is awesome Why Johnny Cant Speed is great too Pericles from Dream Done Green is one of my all time favorite characters So read this one already








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