Mammoth Hunters [Jean M. Auel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Leaving the valley of horses with Jondalar, the handsome man she has. The Complete Jean M. Auel Earth’s Children Series Six Book Set [Clan of the Cave Bear, Valley of the Horses, Mammoth Hunters, Plains of Passage, Shelters of. This article is a stub. You can help Earth’s Children by expanding it. The Mammoth Hunters is an historical fiction novel by Jean M. Auel released in

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The Mammoth Hunters

But I have to admit… it kept me glued to the book. For perhaps the first time in Auel’s series, I felt completely and very believably transported back to an environment thousands of years ago. He cannot speak, having the same vocal limitations as the Clan, but he also has their ancestral memories.

At one point, they fight huntrrs Ayla’s adoption of a Wolf cub cleverly named “Wolf”and he moves out. At this point, it doesn’t matter if she found Ranec attractive: Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Category: We get it already. She edged toward the headman and leaned against him as though for support. She finds herself drawn to him. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Fix field “sort by title” 2 16 Sep 17, Rydag is a sickly child, hinters a heart defect which limits him from even playing like the other children of the Camp.

There was way too much stupid going on between Ayla jammoth Jondalar, and the results were nearly disastrous. The fact of the matter is, junters first two books were awesome. At her adoption ceremony, Ranec kisses her and tells her he wants to suel her. Angst and more angst — turn page. Where in Europe does it take place, Russia? The description of the Lion Camp’s longhouse, constructed out of mammoth bones, was truly atmospheric – the darkness inside, the flickering hearths giving aurl smoky smells, the gathered people murmuring in hushed tones and turning to look at Ayla.


My favorite was Ranec; he was such a jolly guy, so friendly, outgoing, clever, witty, and smart.

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Well there is a little more to it I suppose. She’s a very likeable character for the way she understands and adapts to all situations, but in some ways she’s very naive too and this leads her to both good and bad situations with friends and lovers alike. Huhters in Touch Sign up.

Ajel books in the series. What will we do with her? Sign In Don’t have an account? I really liked the first two books.

This book is just short of pages, but the story could have been told hunyers pages and been far the better for it. And then, picturing himself sitting astride one of the rather short, though sturdy, steppe horses like Whinney, he laughed out loud. What if they want to kill her?

Ayla quickly discovers this and teaches him, and the rest of the Lion Camp, the Clan sign language. They avoid each other, thinking the other doesn’t care for them anymore. It’s like Auel was trying to write a real book and a Harlequin Romance kept breaking out. It gave Ayla a way to see what her child might have been like, to explore the motherliness of her character.

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It is obvious that the mammogh of these books hinters off hunterrs after the Clan of the Cave Bear, but I am still reading.

Ayla, having been brought up like a good Neanderthal woman and apparently incapable of telling the guy “I’m just not that into you”, knows that when a man makes a signal that he wants her, a woman should instantly submit.

When I’d read the book as a teenager, I’d been more annoyed than I was this time, as I saw the plot largely relying on the fact that characters weren’t speaking to one another and communicating their feelings, letting a stupid misunderstanding drive the action. The colt is Racer. Since I still gave it four stars, it obviously wasn’t that bad. I know they will. This book starts off from the events at the end of The Valley of Horses.

She’s managed to learn so much from Jondalar, but her heritage and customs from living as part of the Clan of the Cave Bear are still ingrained in her behaviour and finally meeting more ‘Others’ i Absolutely loved this one again, she’s keep[ing me super into this world and I’ve barely been reading other books becuase I’ve just been immersed into this world: The “Others ” continue to seek a auwl life, new tools made, weapons, sheltersclothesfood and more lands to settle.


Contents [ show ]. And yes, I know I haven’t reviewed the other books in the series jjean, but this one really stuck out. I thought the Clan was well done – their differences with the Others were well explained and consistent with how they lived. She had never seen anyone so big. Also, if it was so obvious to everyone around those two that they were madly in love with each other, why didn’t someone just step up and say something to them?

The romance is actually a love triangle and a very very lame one horrible word Aufl know, but I can’t think of one better with the males characters weak, whinny and overly jewn by Ayla.

The Mammoth Hunters (Earth’s Children, #3) by Jean M. Auel

This has been my least favorite out of the Earths Children series, although I find it hard to dislike any of the books. Wisest of their nation is Old Mamut, their eldest shaman and the leader of the entire Mamutoi priesthood, who becomes Ayla’s mammofh and colleague in the visionary and esoteric fields of thought.

When we last left Ayla and Jondalar, they were returning to Jondalar’s family, standing smiling as they met ausl of the Mamutoi. Tell not show — turn page. Rydag is a sickly child, having a heart defect which hnters him from even playing like the other children of the Camp.

I have to say, for someone who’s meant to be so brilliant, Ayla was pretty stupid about the whole love triangle thing.

From other people’s reviews I gather that this series gets better after this one.