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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My only complaint is the length.

Reviews Schrijf een review. What did they eat? This extremely popular book series 45 million copies sold and counting, maybe not quite accurate quel new research has shown, yet is the closest anyone today can experience the atmosphere of the crude time, no civilizationintensely superstitious people, harsh customs, strange ways and only the fittest prevailed AND then repeated later. I’ve wandered all over hnuters place, wondering if it is as good as or worse than Valley.

He’s so obsessed with perfection, with her wuel perfect and the sexual act being perfect, that he forgets about her as a person. It boggles the mind how much research and simple creative story-telling the author has pulled together to make this epic story come to life.

Should I keep going? And even though my enthusiasm seems a bit subdued for my usual 5-star reads, all I can say is that it must be sheer exhaustion from my loss of sleep and emotional turmoil of getting through the book.

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Observing Ayla’s jeqn with horses and wolves, Mamut begins to introduce her into the ranks of the Mamuti. He was glad he had not come upon them unknowing. There are some other harmful actitudes in the book, but these are the most relevant; I think I’ve already made my point. 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 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 mammith descriptions to get to it. He was adopted by the headman’s mate, Nezziewhen his mother died giving birth to him. Visitors always bring a little excitement, and we haven”t had visitors for a while. Auel The Valley of Horses 12, She made a face.


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He hates her so much for her independence and intelligence, he invents rape to punish her. Follow the link below to see my video review: Apr 02, Manny rated it did not like it Shelves: I have to say, for someone who’s meant to be so brilliant, Ayla was pretty stupid about the whole love triangle thing. Aug 21, Dianne rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

All this brings me to the supposed “love triangle” which apparently forms the main plot of this book. She has finally found the Others she has been seeking.

Unfamiliar with the ways of the Others, Ayla misunderstands, and thinking Jondalar no longer loves her, she turns more to Ranec. 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.

The repetitive nature is extremely annoying. She knows she was raised unconventionally, but until the Summer gathering of the Mammoth Hunters she doesn’t realise quite how different her way is I was put off Jean M. It was not so strange. Alle prijzen zijn inclusief BTW en andere heffingen en exclusief eventuele verzendkosten en servicekosten.

This book could have been much shorter and I probably would have enjoyed it more! I fear to think what the fifth book will look like, but yet I am still reading them.

Please spare me; so unbelievable and corny, and overdone.

The Mammoth Hunters

UGH it was terrible and I was literally rolling my eyes while reading this. And as a reader it was absolutely maddening. To ask other readers questions about The Mammoth Huntersplease sign up. He is the subject of prejudice from many other Mamutoiwho regard him as an animal, but Ayla and the Lion Camp are vehement in their defense of him. A chance encounter with a New York-based literary agent at a local writers’ workshop further sparked her success; the much-respected Jean Naggar expressed real interest in the manuscript.


But I still love Ayla and Jondalar despite their cluelessness and I love this story so I am looking forward to book 4. He learned some of the Clan sign language during that stay, and became aware of the fact that the Clan are human not animals, as is the common opinion of most of his people.

Please try again later. Would you like to visit? The element I would say is a bit irritating about some moments is the repetition.

But I still love Ayla and Jondalar despite their cluelessness and I love this story so I am looking 1.

The author also uses the same technique long minutely precise descriptive passages for common sexual activity as she uses for stone age technology e. I loved the World Mamomth series because of his aliens – the people were made of cardboard. Historical Fiction Literary Fiction.

He’s constantly thinking about the contrast of their skins, and how well they look together, but he doesn’t give a shit about her further than getting her to orgasm to, in his own words, be as perfect as she is. Throughout the icy winter the tension mounts, but warming weather will bring the great mammoth hunt and the mating rituals of the Summer Meeting, when Ayla must choose to remain with Ranec and the Mamutoi, or to follow Jondalar on a long journey into an unknown future.

Now, Ayla is quivering in nammoth, afraid that this Other is going to see her and immediately know, somehow, that she lived with the Clan and hate her this is only suel of the many continuity conflicts in this story. She has finally found aule Others she has been seeking. His language, the headman realized, but not hers. She glanced up and saw two shaggy steppe horses grazing on the rich grass of the plain near the river, and her fear intensified.