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. This article is a stub. You can help Earth’s Children by expanding it. The Mammoth Hunters is an historical fiction novel by Jean M. Auel released in Buy (ebook) The Mammoth Hunters from Dymocks online BookStore. Find latest reader reviews and much more at Dymocks.

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We don”t have to stay long. Although you know that in the end Ayla and Jondolar are going to end up back nean again, you don’t really expect it to be the VERY end, and when it finally happens, it seems so rushed that it overlooks many of the “problems” the author laid out before them. He was pondering the enigma of the woman with a certain relish–he enjoyed the new and unusual; the inexplicable challenged him.

She finds herself drawn to him. 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”. She taught me your language. Talut beamed a grin at her, then eyed her appreciatively.

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Auel The Land of Painted Caves 8, She received honorary degrees from her alma mater, as well as the University of Maine and the Mount Vernon College for Women. The red-haired man coming toward them was more than tall; he was huge, a bear of a man. This book starts off from the events at the end of The Valley of Horses. The description of the musical instruments and their use was another descriptive highlight, as were the interesting titbits on food sources and preparation.


That and Having read the whole series He was adopted by hunnters headman’s mate, Nezziewhen his mother died giving birth to him. Or maybe love really does just conquer all. It was frustrating watching them time and time mammkth fail to resolve their auuel because of a minor misunderstanding, knowing full well that they have come from different places with different traditions and customs.

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This pisses off the next in line to be leader of the Clan, Broud I think. Bringing back the single pup of a lone wolf she has killed, Ayla shows the way she tames animals. It had occurred to him when he first saw A. It was so much better the original way – when you had to wait for each book to come outwaiting through the five or more year gaps! Auel mammorh lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Even after “The Mammoth Hunters”, I persisted with this series, truly wishing for things to get better And that brings me to without a doubt the most annoying facet of the entire book. 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.

Jondalar, a Zelandoni, is a foreigner among the Mamutoi, and Ayla’s acceptance in their society makes him feel separated from her. She envisioned a young woman from mankind’s earliest history, who was the archetypal stranger, living with people who are physically and psychologically different.

It’s not that there are too many of them, or that they are too graphic. Absolutely loved this one again, she’s keep[ing me super into this world and I’ve barely been reading other books becuase I’ve just been immersed into this world: Mar 10, Robyn rated it did not like it Shelves: But I still love Ayla and Jondalar despite their cluelessness and I love this story so I am looking 1.

My only complaint is the length. At the end of this novel, Ayla and Jondalar leave for the year-long return journey to Jondalar’s people, the Zelandonii, a journey detailed in The Plains of Passage and continued in The Shelters of Stone. During her sojourn with this clan, Ayla 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.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Or, perhaps, Jondalar,” he said, turning to the tall stranger. Pages to import images to Wikidata. And what kind of a woman could not only live through the challenges of this harsh world and harsher prejudices, but triumph? fhe

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By the time she invented needles and thread, I was pretty disgusted. The repetitive nature is extremely annoying. Map from Don’s Maps. I loved the World War series because of his aliens – the people were made of cardboard. At the start of the book they intend only to stay with the Mamutoi a few days and then continue on their way She is completely unrealistic in her talents, skills, achievements, and attractiveness.

You’d be forgiven for thinking the printers accidentally stuck some loose pages from a trashy Harlequin romance or cheesy bodice-ripper in the middle of huntes Mammoth Hunters”. Rydag is a sickly child, having a heart defect which limits him from even playing like the other children of the Camp. It’s possible that I was unduly influenced by her dismissive judgment; but, huntegs 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.

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