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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Jean Auel’s imaginative reconstruction of pre-historic life, rich in detail of language, culture, myth and ritual, has become a set text in schools and colleges around the world. Talut”s interest was piqued.
The 1st book in the ‘Earth’s Children’ series, ‘The Clan of the Cave Bear’ is a frigging excellent book; one of my favorites, and a book that helped shape my love of studying yunters. I was put off Jean M. Unfamiliar with the ways of the Others, Ayla misunderstands, and thinking Jondalar no longer loves her, she turns more to Ranec.
How did early people live? So basically he’s saying “I don’t care two shits she doesn’t like me, I’ll keep bugging her til she surrenders”.
Aside from the love story being obnoxious, you half expect that Jondolar has reverted back to a child that has no idea how to verbalize emotions and huntwrs stress and that Ayla is going to invent nuclear fusion any day now. Jondular is especially annoying with his ability to flagellate himself and then nearly raping Ayla.
Bringing back the single pup of a lone wolf she has killed, Ayla shows the way she tames animals. A Mamutoi woman named Tholie was my brother”s cross-mate!
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Or maybe love really does just conquer all. You must have known what I was thinking, but who could help it?
I’m sorry, but if you can invent new sex positions you should be able to tell your partner how mammohh feel! Some fans have criticized author Jean Auel for making the book somewhat of a soap opera compared to her other works.
Toon meer Toon minder. Auel continues the breathtaking epic journey of the woman called Ayla. Sep 18, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the course of the series so far, Ayla has invented the double-shot technique using the sling, tamed a horse for the tne time ever, tamed a lion for the first time ever, tames the very birds out of the trees, is the first person ever to discover how to make fire with flint, learns the Zelandonii language to fluency within a few months and the same for the Mamutoi language, tames a wolf for the first time ever thus creating the first ever domesticated dog, invents the needle, and saves a prematurely born baby using her medical skills.
Ayla, being raised as a Clan member to drop and spread ’em at a man’s whim, agrees. David Johnson Journey of the Goddess 19, Ultimately, she is compelled to make a fateful choice between the two men. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. That and Having read the whole series The red-haired man coming toward them was more than tall; he was huge, a bear of a man.
Just manmoth a peek at my status updates for this book to see the other off-the-wall stuff I didn’t talk about in this review. Selected pages Title Page.
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One with special powers? Aug 09, Kelly Dubs rated it liked it. 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. Others are amazed that Ayla can ride the beast, and it appears she is one of the first ausl to do so.
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Even after “The Mammoth Hunters”, I persisted with this series, truly wishing for things to get better This novel is book three in the incredible Earth’s Children Series. Someone please tell the author a cold is caused by a virus and they need to catch the virus from another person who has it or carries it. Ayla thought, gaping at the man in the lead, the one with hair and beard the color of fire. The author also uses the same technique long minutely precise descriptive passages for common sexual activity as she uses for stone age technology e.
But she soon finished the first of the novels, entitled The Clan of the Cave Bear, composed in a burst of creative energy in just over one year. Kind of like Harry Turtledove. Once again, you are learning about what life was like back in those days. 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.
I wouldn’t be surprised if she hujters the wheel and achieves world peace in the next book! Jun 29, Jen from Quebec: UGH it was terrible and I was literally rolling my eyes while reading this. All the other characters are complete cardboard stereotypes Finally, as far as I can see, this book was just hunterrs completely unnecessary detour from the main plot of Jondalar and Ayla travelling back to his homeland. Ditto descriptions, feelings, etc. At the same time, could do without the cliched love triangle with its obvious resolution in this one.
Additionally, a year-old colt, particularly of a small wild variety as Racer would be, simply wouldn’t fhe the skeletal strength to handle Jondalar’s weight without suffering irreversible damage. I know they will. I am glad that in the next book Ayla and Jondalar have left the Mamutoi.