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This was beyond anything he had ever known. It’s archaeological and historical fact, these items and features appeared at different periods, millennia apart, it’s simply not possible. Mamnoth Valley of Horses. Unfamiliar with the ways of the Others, Ayla misunderstands, and thinking Jondalar no longer loves her, she turns more to Ranec.

Stay in Touch Sign up. This mammogh popular book series 45 million copies sold and counting, maybe not quite accurate as new research has shown, yet is the closest anyone today can experience the atmosphere of the crude time, no civilizationintensely superstitious people, harsh customs, strange ways and jaen the fittest prevailed Suddenly, a hay-colored mare and a colt of an unusually deep shade of brown galloped into their midst, directly to the woman, and stood quietly while she touched them!

The Mammoth Hunters

I still enjoyed reading about how these people might have lived and survived in that time, but the long diatribes of the vegitation and land formations almost put me to sleep a few times and I found myself skimming over whole pages just to get past it.

She finds women friends and painful memories of the Clan she left behind, and meets Ranec, the dark-skinned, magnetic master carver of ivory, whom she cannot refuse–inciting Jondalar to a fierce jealousy that he tries msmmoth control by avoiding her.

And finally, there are a lot more developed characters this time around–and characters that I actually liked I don’t think I cared for ANY of the characters in The Valley of Horses.

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After that first book? I’m too far in to turn back now.

Jondalar is hacked off. To ask other readers questions about The Mammoth Huntersplease sign msmmoth. The entire book could have been resolved if two people didn’t misread blatently obvious signs and just said a couple of words to each other.

Ayla, the prehistoric heroine of Auel’s immensely popular series, meets a new clan, the mammoth hunters, in this eagerly awaited third installment to the saga. I hear often that authors should show, not tell, and after uhnters this book, glazing over and page turning past large sections of telling often repeating what has been told before I fully appreciate that advice.

The earth’s children series, is an exceptional read on the early days of man, great cast of characters including the animals and plants, great hunts, and interactions between the different clans. Jondalar, a Zelandoni, is a foreigner among the Mamutoi, and Ayla’s acceptance in their society makes him feel separated from her. The wonder in Talut”s eyes was shared by the rest of the band, particularly a young girl of twelve years. I ‘accepted’ the awful normalization of rape in the first book because it fit in the way the society worked, but in this book, the Mamutois are supposed to be the ‘nice’ characters that are totally in for a woman’s freedom regarding her body Mamut himself tells Ayla that, when she view spoiler [explains Okay, so I generally don’t jeqn reviews, because it takes me a lot of time that could be spent reading another book, but this time I NEED to address something that everyone forgets to address.

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The history buff in me HAD to give it those 3 stars because of the intricate details and learning involved in Auel’s story of Ayla- a homo sapiens girl raised by ‘flatheads’ Neanderthals during the Ice Age. And this “misunderstanding” rambles on for over pages. But- like pizza- even a lackluster book by Jean M. Talut appraised mamoth shrewdly. Aug 09, Kelly Dubs rated it liked it.


It’s that they’re badly written. I’ll quote some of his thoughts and interactions right out of the book, so you can see I have the book in Spanish, though, so these ones are translated: If THAT is how you are going to end this plot Just as Talut was getting over the shock, the young woman gave him another.

So with that said, and the story finally moving forward in its proper direction, I will proceed on to the next and even longer book in the series. And that takes up a lot of the book. She finds women friends and painful memories of the Clan aueel left behind, and meets Ranec, the dark-skinned, magnetic master carver of ivory, whom she cannot refuse—inciting Jondalar to a fierce jealousy hunnters he tries to control by avoiding her.

And what about Jondalar teaching her all about Cro-Magnon relationships in the previous book? Mamut is also one of the first to become aware of Ayla’s unique upbringing. Nevertheless, I persisted, convinced that “The Valley of Horses” had just been a brief dip before the series got back to the good standard of the first book.

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

Mar 10, Robyn rated it did not like it Shelves: This novel is book three in the incredible Earth’s Children Series. That and between book 2 and this book, the sex scenes were coming on so hard and fast that you had the feeling it was because she couldn’t think of anything better to write.

It is obvious that the quality of these books drops off quickly after the Clan of the Cave Bear, but I aauel still reading.