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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She wanted to go with them; she felt an attraction to these people, and a curiosity to know more about them, but she felt a tight knot of fear in her stomach.

They both had the same direct approach, the same unselfconscious–almost ingenuous–candor. Spannend Fantasierijk Meeslepend verhaal. She was raised by the Clan and she had been taught to please without delay whoever ordered her to, any man that showed with a sign his desire to copulate with her. The first one is by far the best but be prepared to be sucked in – if you read the first you will want to read them all. 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: Only we who hunt mammoth live in this region.

Very interesting, but I think they could be honed down a good bit. See all 4 questions about The Mammoth Hunters…. Oct 06, Pages. 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.

The Los Uean Times. Pedantic description — turn page. The Clan of the Cave Bear. And you know what else? A friend who liked women’s erotica lent her a copy of The Mammoth Huntersassuring her that it was a good smutty read. The story was only ever going to progress so far as the author had the 4th book waiting in the wings, if you know what I mean. You must have known what I was thinking, but who could help it?


Errr, dude, she just told you she’s tired. Even after “The Mammoth Hunters”, I persisted with this series, truly wishing for things to get better What would they think? Lists with This Book.

Ayla finds herself torn between her strong feelings for Ranec thr her powerful love for the wildly jealous and unsure Jondalar. The wonderfulness of Ayla. My only complaint is the length. The biggest drawback to the book is in Ayla’s animal companions.

Sometimes I feel like I have been told times that Ayla wonders how babies are made or that Jondalar thinks he’s ruined things. Common terms and phrases animals Aurochs Ayla asked Ayla felt Ayla looked Ayla noticed Ayla smiled Ayla thought Ayla’s baby Barzec bison bone breath Bride Price Cave Lion Clan close Creb Crozie Danug dark Deegie Druwez Durc earthlodge eyes face feel fire flathead flint Fralie Frebec frowned gift hand hard Hartal head headman headwoman held hide horses hunt hunters ivory joined Jondalar knew Latie leather leave Lion Camp live lodge Mammoth Hearth Mammoth Hunters Mamut Mamutoi medicine woman Mother never Nezzie nodded picked pulled Racer Ranec river Rydag seemed shaman signal sleeping someone spear spear-thrower spirit started stay steppes stone stopped Suddenly Summer Meeting sure talk Talut tell thing told took Tornec Tronie trying Tulie tunic turned hunterss Vincavec voice walked warm watched Whinney wolf woman women wondered Hnters young Zelandonii.

I ‘accepted’ the awful normalization of rape in the first book because it fit in the way the society worked, but in this book, the Mamutois are supposed to be the ‘nice’ characters that are totally in for a woman’s freedom regarding her body Mamut himself tells Ayla that, auep she view spoiler [explains she only bedded Ranec because he made the ‘signal’, and she was yhe by the Clan that she should obey it huntees spoiler ].


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

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Many years ago, while on the Journey that all young men take for jewn rite of passagehe broke his arm, and was healed by the medicine woman of Ayla’s Neanderthal clan the grandmother of Ayla’s adoptive mother Iza. Many of the women, however, dislike Ayla because she was raised by the people they call the Flatheads, who are greatly inferior.

Sep 18, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: She had a unique talent. It didn”t matter to him that you have no people. Either freakin’ jeaj “I love you” or move on!!!

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.

Nov 01, Pages. Ayla is susceptible mamkoth being deceived or confused; she was brought up among essentially honest people who due to their visual language are incapable of deception.

These are the kind of people you should have grown up with, you know. Since when has Ayla conformed to the Neanderthal codes?

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Auel ‘s Earth’s Children. I hear often that authors should show, not tell, and after reading this book, glazing over and page turning past large sections of telling often repeating what has been told before I fully appreciate that advice.

Re-reading it now, I realize there really was more to it than that and Auel masterfully handles this tension in a realistic way.