Mammoth Hunters [Jean M. Auel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Leaving the valley of horses with Jondalar, the handsome man she has. The Complete Jean M. Auel Earth’s Children Series Six Book Set [Clan of the Cave Bear, Valley of the Horses, Mammoth Hunters, Plains of Passage, Shelters of. 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

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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. When I’d read the book hunnters 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 series and this happens to be my least favorite of the bunch.

As their name would suggest, 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. They both had the same direct approach, the same unselfconscious–almost ingenuous–candor.

They sleep on opposite sides of the bed. Susan Kruger It is interesting to me that we seem to want to write the story ourselves. Aug 09, Kelly Dubs rated it liked it. What would they think? Mamut learned some of the Clan sign language during that stay, and became aware of the fact that the Clan are human as opposed to other animals, as is the common opinion of most of his people. The protagonists make their home with the Lion Camp of the Mammoth Hunters, which features a number of respected Mamutoi.

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! 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.


Due to my love of the previous two books, I am being generous giving this 3 stars, it is actually closer to 2 stars. To ask other readers questions about The Mammoth Huntersplease sign up. My only complaint is the length. This is something that happens in …more It is interesting to me that we seem to want to write the story ourselves.

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If you don’t think this is fucking creepy, I don’t know what to tell you. But- like pizza- even a lackluster book by Jean M. We are experiencing technical difficulties. This has one of the most emotionally trying love-triangles that I have ever encountered. A couple of days later, I asked Isabel if it had lived up to its advance billing. But none of those elements really compare to the most horrible thing that nearly destroyed all the good things this book had going for it. The plotline with Rydag was actually not that bad.

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.

Unfamiliar with the ways of the Others, Ayla misunderstands, and thinking Jondalar no longer loves her, she turns more to Ranec. Refresh and try again. The protagonists make their home with the Lion Camp of the Mammoth Hunters, which features a jewn of respected Mamutoi.

Jondalar becomes jealous and is easily pushed away; Ayla almost mates with Ranec before several last-minute revelations reunite the former pair.

And you know what? He cannot speak, having the same vocal limitations as the Clan, but he also has their ancestral memories.

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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: Smaller, a aauel colour, etc. The depiction of huntegs hunter gatherer society living in the shadow of the great continental ice shelf remains splendid. We did not need to be told about things that were not relevant to the story. Eventually, the Mamutoi agree to adopt Ayla.


We had this au pair, an extremely smart girl who later became the editor of an architecture journal.

Many of Those Who Served the Mother claimed magic to call animals and direct the hunt, but he had never seen anyone with such control over animals that they would come at a signal. This one didn’t have as much sex as the last one but every time they started getting in to it I would just sigh and roll my eyes. Paperbackpages.

Holding onto the mare”s stiff stand-up mane, she sprang up on the back of the horse and sat astride her. It had occurred to him when he first saw A.

This story is referenced in Clan of the Cave Bear as the Neanderthals rationalize Ayla’s behavior in terms of what they know about “the Others” Cro-Magnon. 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. Kills could be so easy! Some fans have criticized author Jean Auel for making the book somewhat of a soap opera compared to her other works.

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Re-reading it now, I realize there really was more to it than that and Auel masterfully handles this tension in a realistic way. The Clan of the Cave Bear. Sometimes I feel like I have been told hean that Ayla wonders how babies are made or that Jondalar thinks he’s ruined things.

Talut, a powerful bear of a man with bright red hair, a booming laugh, and a gentle heart, and his gunters, dark-haired sister, Tulie, are the leaders of the Lion Camp of the Mamutoi.

Seeing Ayla act like this, after watching her being so strong and independent for two books was a really hard pill to swallow.