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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I instantly read the sequel, “The Valley of Horses”, but found myself a bit dubious, as there were a couple of issues this time around with the characterisations and it dragged in places.

With the colt following behind, they raced up the slope to the steppes beyond. We get it already. I was wrong, and I was oh so disappointed that this should be the case, but “The Mammoth Hunters” wasn’t even on a par with “The Valley of Horses”.

The Mammoth Hunters

What will we do with her? Other books in the series. This book has all the stuff we saw in Valley of the Horses. Want to Read saving…. Ayla’s story is once more continued in this book but now we have Jondalar accompanying her to integrate with new types of people and clans. They are long and detailed books, and you should plan on devoting your full attention to each of them as missing just a few details can mean you won’t understand what is going on.

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The Mammoth Hunters is an historical fiction novel by Jean M. Bigstrongattractive with brains that women find irresistible. Common terms and phrases animals Aurochs Ayla asked Ayla felt Ayla looked Ayla noticed Ayla smiled Ayla thought Ayla’s baby Barzec bison bone breath Bride Price Cave Lion Clan close Creb Crozie Danug dark Deegie Druwez Durc earthlodge eyes face feel fire flathead flint Fralie Frebec frowned gift hand hard Hartal head headman headwoman held hide horses hunt hunters ivory joined Jondalar knew Latie leather leave Lion Camp live lodge Mammoth Hearth Mammoth Hunters Mamut Mamutoi medicine woman Mother never Nezzie nodded picked pulled Racer Ranec river Rydag seemed shaman signal sleeping someone spear spear-thrower spirit started stay steppes stone stopped Suddenly Summer Meeting sure talk Talut tell thing told took Tornec Tronie trying Tulie tunic turned valley Vincavec voice walked warm watched Whinney wolf woman women wondered Wymez young Zelandonii.


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 to control by avoiding her. There are points in the text when Auel breaks off from naturally describing something as part of the story, to engaging in her own voice in a lengthy discussion that could’ve been lifted whole from an article in a university archaeological and anthropological journal!

I am apparently unable to stop reading a series, even if it is mediocre. Are you sure she is Mamutoi?

Refresh and try again. He is a mixed child who is a blend of Clan and Mamutoi much like someone Ayla used to know, and she forms a firm attachment to this character. Every man wants her. It was not so strange. Fix field “sort by title” 2 16 Sep 17, She also does not know that when a man asks her to “share Pleasures” with him, she has the option of refusing, since Clan women did not. I’ll say no more! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The big man”s mouth gaped open in astonishment as the horse with Ayla on her back galloped along the edge of the river.

Up until this point, this series was a wonderful story of a woman who was learning to think for herself. Published June 25th by Bantam first published I appreciate it, however, Auel takes her research too far in this novel. She had to leave the clan and move on.


Auel continues the breathtaking epic journey of the woman called Ayla. At this point, it doesn’t matter if she found Ranec attractive: Due to my love of the previous two books, I am being generous giving this 3 stars, it is actually closer to 2 stars. I understand what her fans are saying, that someone’s got to make all these prehistoric discoveries, and I’d go along with it if it was just one thing she invents, but no single individual invented all those things.

Does any of this look like enthusiastic consent to you? Earth’s Children 6 books. Others are amazed that Ayla can ride the beast, and it appears she is one of the first humans to do so. Auel Limited preview – I find it endlessly fascinating. 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.

BantamBantam BooksJean M. I have read the first three of the Earth’s Children series and find them strangely addict; maybe because of the storyline, maybe because of the descriptions of the times and the natural style of living, maybe because of the latent sex – but, I find the characters as flat as the paper the words are printed on.

Posted by Rob Weber at He didn”t know what to say. My favorite was Ranec; he was such a jolly guy, so friendly, outgoing, clever, witty, and smart. But I still love Ayla and Jondalar despite their cluelessness and I love this story so I am looking 1. Account Options Sign in. This book is just short of pages, hunterd the story could have been told in pages and been far the better for it.

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