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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Not a single word of advice to point the unhappy couple in the right direction or to fix the relationship. If THAT is how you are going to end this plot After 2 books, she has now joined another clan, the Mammoth Hunters of the title. I have to say, for someone who’s meant to be so brilliant, Ayla was pretty stupid about the whole love triangle thing.

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You could have had kammoth interesting conflict with Jondalar being ashamed of Ayla living with the Clan and how his family would take it that actually wasn’t too bad. Apr 23, C.

As of her books have hunterz more than 45 million copies worldwide, in many translations. Books by Jean M. 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. Ajel slowly but surely working my way through the Earth’s Children series and this happens to be my least favorite of the bunch.

Nov 27, Pages Buy. And many of the other clan were pretty well done. Jondalar spoke with the accent of a language foreign to him; the difference in the way she spoke went beyond accent.


At her adoption ceremony, Ranec kisses her and tells her he wants to bed her. We are treated to at least six really bad sex scenes the wording in each is almost identical, the sex is uncomfortable and not sexy at all, the times people have sex is really odd. I appreciate it, however, Auel takes her research too far in this novel. The biggest drawback to the book is in Ayla’s animal companions. 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 least she’ll have someone who cares for her.

Once again, you are learning about what life was like back in those days. A friend who liked women’s erotica lent her a copy of The Mammoth Huntersassuring her that it was a good smutty read.

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 Earth’s Children auuel and this happens to be my least favorite of the bunch. You were waiting for me.

She was raised by the Clan and she had been taught to please without delay whoever ordered her to, any man that showed with a sign his desire to copulate with her. Even after “The Mammoth Hunters”, I persisted with this series, truly wishing for things to aurl better She discovers great sex, and it all goes down hill from there.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. She has finally found the Others she has been seeking. Ayla doesn’t get why he’s mad, despite all the above experiences she’s had and having had ample chance to observe from the Mammoth Hunters how relationships work. Earth’s Children 6 books. And the others in the camp, who, we are given hints, can see what’s really going on in the whole big mess of this misunderstanding and know that Jondalar and Ayla still love each other, inexplicably, do NOTHING!


Find your own people? Feb 02, Kevin rated it it was ok. I draw the line!

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This page was last edited on 28 Februaryat This book made me want to give up on the series, the only thing I was interested in was if Ayla is ever reunited with the Clan.

I’ve wandered all over the place, wondering if it is as good as or worse than Valley. I can live with the info-dumping even if it is terribly boring, distracting to the “plot”, and way above the knowledge of the characters.

Either freakin’ say “I love you” or move on!!! As the group’s name suggests, their hosts rely on mammoth not only for food but also for building materials and a number of other commodities – and indeed for spiritual sustenance. Fiona 14 December, His name is Jondalahar. The author also uses the same technique long minutely precise descriptive passages for common sexual activity as she uses for stone age technology e.

He wanted to know who my people were. Should I keep going? Since when has Ayla conformed to the Neanderthal codes? Some fans have criticized author Jean Auel for making the book somewhat of a soap opera compared to her other works. A Mamutoi woman named Tholie was my brother”s cross-mate!

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