Mammoth Hunters [Jean M. Auel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Leaving the valley of horses with Jondalar, the handsome man she has. Jean M. Auel, Author Crown Publishing Group (NY) $25 (p) ISBN her chances with the mammoth-hunting Mamutoi, attended by her faithful lover, Jondalar. Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race. With all the.

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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 anothe I’m slowly but surely working my way through the Huntrs Children series and this happens to be my least favorite of the bunch.

But I have to admit… it kept me glued to the mammotth. Oct 06, Pages Buy. From other people’s reviews I gather that this series gets better after this one. It is the Mamutoi master carver of ivory—dark-skinned Ranec, flirtatious, artistic, magnetic—who fascinates Ayla.

Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. I loved all the books in this series but it really helps to hubters with Book 1 otherwise it could be difficult to get the gist of this amazing story. It mzmmoth have been.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Auel steps away from the story to go into Textbook Mode, describing concepts these people would have no knowledge of permafrost, homogeneous crystalline silica or flint, asides into what would happen thousands of years later, etc.

Though Ayla must learn their different customs and language, she is adopted because of her remarkable hunting ability, singular healing skills, and uncanny fire-making technique.

She finds women friends and painful memories yunters the Clan she left behind, and meets Ranec, the mammoh, magnetic master carver of ivory, whom she cannot refuse–inciting Jondalar to a fierce jealousy that he tries to control by avoiding her. She finds herself drawn to him. Ayla glanced at Jondalar hunterss saw no fear in his face, but his smile was guarded.


Still, it was somewhat enjoyable, but I don’t know if I want to continue reading this series I’m taking a break! Sheher bold manand strange menagerie, two horses, Whinney and Racer and soon a baby wolf. The Plains of Passage. Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Category: The repetitive nature is extremely annoying.

I remember loving the first 3 what had been written up till then and being very impressed with them as a teenager.

Ayla is susceptible to being deceived or confused; she was brought up among essentially honest people who due to their visual language are incapable of deception. When we last left Ayla and Jondalar, they were returning to Jondalar’s family, standing smiling as they met one of the Mamutoi.

Bringing back the single pup of a lone wolf she has killed, Ayla shows the way she tames animals. The history buff in me HAD to give it those 3 stars because of the intricate details and learning involved in Auel’s story audl Ayla- a homo sapiens girl raised by ‘flatheads’ Neanderthals during the Ice Age.

She had to leave the clan and move on. There are some other harmful actitudes in the book, but these are the most relevant; I think I’ve already made my point.

Unfamiliar with the ways of the Others, Ayla misunderstands, and thinking Jondalar no longer loves her, she turns more to Ranec. The Clan of the Cave Bear. Either freakin’ say “I love you” or move on!!!

For some reason, both of the main characters bothered me to some degree in this book. It would be interesting to see their reaction. I was thoroughly sick of the blow-by-blow descriptions of sex.

The Mammoth Hunters

A good story with enough description of the way the world looked and worked in that time so long ago, if you enjoyed the previous books in the series, you should give this a go. These are interesting looks into cavemen as the earliest metrosexuals.

Ayla has not lost her touch, she is still a wonderful prehistoric heroine and role model and Jondalar mammotth the best man hunterz her.

The on-going saga of a lost but resourceful young woman.

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

If it wasn’t for the name being used as to who is speaking, you would have trouble identifying exactly who it is that is talking. Because Jondalar pulls back from her, Ayla thinks he doesn’t love her anymore, and decides she’d better stick with Ranec even though she doesn’t truly love him, because then at msmmoth she’ll have someone who cares for her. Auel Limited preview – And you know what?


Oh, right, it was just after having sex; you were asleep. Jun 25, Pages Buy. Once again Jean M. Anyways, I hope the next one is better. Share your thoughts with other customers. The Plains of Passage. Mamoth 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

In this novel, you will follow the lead character, Ayla, as she continues her journey – this time with the horse she tamed, Whinney. The word “pleasure” is written with a capital P, huntsrs not only is the language used completely fatuous, and their activities are insipidly and repetitively formulaic.

I was hooked into this series by the first book, “Clan of the Cave Bear”, a fun, well-written novel with excellent character relationships. This book picks up where The Valley of Horses ends; Ayla and Jondalarmeet a group known as the Mamutoi, or Mammoth Hunters, with whom they live for a period of time.

But I still love Ayla and Jondalar despite their cluelessness and I love this story so I am looking 1. Looking for More Great Reads? Isn”t that what Iza told you to do? When I read this series, it was a long wait between each book 8 to 10 years eachyet I remember all of the books pretty clearly.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Firstly, Auel opens up her world and introduces us to the Mamutoi and their ways; describing different cultures, digging into the past and revealing it to the audience is Auel’s strong suit, and it’s nice to have her back in her element.

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