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 Ayla ventures into the land of the Mamutoi–the Mammoth Hunters.

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This book is just short of pages, but the story could have been told in pages and been far the better for it. Well there is a little more to it I suppose. I don”t have any people any more.

But when an author resorts to having her characters act like lobotomized xuel in order to drive a plot that should have been wrapped up in no more than a chapter auep probably more like a paragraph 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’ is both a welcome mammothh and a trial once again.

And that brings me to without a doubt the most annoying facet jan the entire book. Fix field “sort by title”. Unfamiliar with the ways of the Others, Ayla misunderstands, and thinking Jondalar no longer loves her, she turns more to Ranec. After that first book? 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. She taught me your language. Just how I expected” he muttered, more to himself than to her.

She raised Whinney from a foal. At one point, they fight over Ayla’s adoption of a Wolf cub cleverly named “Wolf”and he moves out.


The Mammoth Hunters

Or, perhaps, Jondalar,” he said, turning to the tall stranger. Let go what you want and go where Auel takes you. It’s archaeological and historical fact, these items and features appeared at different periods, millennia apart, it’s simply not possible.

Other books in the series. I have already started the 4th one on audio and hope to read it fairly quickly too and I am excited to be past half-way through Ayla’s adventure, but also super intrigued about where she will end up. It’s possible that I was unduly influenced by her dismissive judgment; but, sure enough, when I flipped through the book looking for a piece of sex it didn’t take longthe passage did seem to have an unpleasantly mechanical, formulaic character.

The wonder in Talut”s eyes was shared by the rest msmmoth the band, particularly a young girl huntres twelve years. The Mammoth Hunters is an historical fiction novel by Jwan M. Angst and more angst — turn page.

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. Before I start my ranting, I need to say the good things about this book or I will completely forget them and start censoring profanities. I was thoroughly sick of the blow-by-blow descriptions of sex.

Worst of all, Ayla and Jondalar ALREADY went through the big misunderstanding plot line, where he thinks she doesn’t love him, she thinks he doesn’t love her, in the immediately previous book!

He was adopted by the headman’s mate, Nezziewhen his mother died giving birth to him. There really is a lot of good served up alongside of the bad in this novel, you just have to be patient and pick through emotionally volatile idiots and repetitive descriptions to get to it.

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She had never seen anyone so big. However, even with that complaint occasionally, I still love the detail Auel goes to with her descriptions and immersion mammmoth the culture and time period. I felt it gave the series a more realistic experience. Their colds are magic spells brought by evil spirits or something.


Thus, there are a number of communication failures mxmmoth her relationships with members of more complex societies, especially with Jondalar, who is obstinate and passionate. The description of the musical instruments and their use was another descriptive highlight, as were the interesting titbits on food sources and preparation.

Another thing I didn’t like is that this book and the previous one had the most boring repetitive sex scenes. Talut invited you, didn”t he? Ayla is susceptible to being deceived or confused; she was brought up among essentially honest people who due mxmmoth their visual language are incapable of deception.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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. Stay in Touch Sign up. Either freakin’ say “I love you” or move on!!! You could have had some interesting stories just with Ayla mammooth Jondalar living with the Mamutoi.

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. Jondalar put his arm around her protectively, but she still shook.

She adopts an orphaned foal she orphaned it! Retrieved from ” http:

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