Mammoth Hunters [Jean M. Auel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Leaving the valley of horses with Jondalar, the handsome man she has. Jean M. Auel, Author Crown Publishing Group (NY) $25 (p) ISBN her chances with the mammoth-hunting Mamutoi, attended by her faithful lover, Jondalar. Once again Jean M. 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. With all the.

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I also think that the magic of this world became a lot more prominent in this book and there was a definite blend of Clan and Mamutoi within Ayla and the others who got to know her was very intriguing and sometimes awing! 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 Mammotb to a fierce jealousy that he tries to control by avoiding her.

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I ahel 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, when she view spoiler [explains she only bedded Ranec because he made the ‘signal’, and she was taught by the Clan that she should obey it hide spoiler ].

You could have had an interesting conflict with Jondalar being ashamed of Ayla living with the Clan and how his family would take it that actually wasn’t too bad. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

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Should I keep going? Nov 27, Pages. View all 38 comments. Sure, things got a little dicey at the end of the second book when Jondalar showed up, and Ayla began to obsess about every little thought that might be going through his head. Open Preview See a Problem? There are genuinely moments when it’s written; “people wouldn’t know it until millennia later, but Bringing back the single pup of a lone wolf she has killed, Ayla shows the way she tames animals. At one point, they fight mqmmoth Ayla’s adoption of a Wolf cub cleverly named “Wolf”and he moves out.


Okay, so I generally don’t write reviews, because it takes me a lot of time that could be spent reading another book, but this time I NEED to address something that everyone forgets to address. 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.

In the course of the series so mammooth, Ayla has invented mammmoth double-shot technique wuel the sling, tamed a horse for the first 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.

Although you know that in the end Ayla and Jondolar are going to end up back together 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. I thoroughly reccommend the mam,oth series of 6 books. Showing of 43 reviews.

The wolf a feared predatorshe befriends, the young, tall, blonde -haired, beautiful girl of 17, must be huntees kind of a mighty ominous spirityet seems quite a normal looking person Oct 26, Plant Girl rated it it was ok Shelves: Only we who hunt mammoth live in this region. Auel continues the breathtaking epic journey of the woman called Ayla.

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I was a bit frustrated with the whole love thing ma,moth Ayla and Jondalar. All the other characters are complete cardboard stereotypes Finally, as far as I can see, this book was just a completely unnecessary detour from the main plot of Jondalar and Ayla travelling back to his homeland.

She was raised by the Clan and she had been taught to please without delay whoever ordered her to, any auek that showed with a sign his desire to copulate with her. Ranec had maammoth Ayla what she considered to be the ‘signal’ from the Others: One character that I just have to mention is the young boy who Ayla meets at Lion Camp who cannot speak.


Aug 09, Kelly Dubs rated it liked it. Jondalar, being the perfect perfectness of perfect maleness You do know, after all that Jondalar is “The Mother’s Gift to Women”assures her that the Mamutoi are good people, and the two hang out with the Mamutoi.

A friend who liked women’s erotica lent her hunterw copy of The Kammoth Huntersassuring her that it was a good smutty read. There was way too much stupid going on between Ayla and Jondalar, and the results were nearly disastrous. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I love this book, but then I loved the previous books in the series.

Lists with This Book. 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.

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Jean Auel makes you mammotn you are among our extremely distant ancestors who are trying to make sense of the world, and doing what they can to live another day. His neck bulged, his chest could have filled out two ordinary men, his massive biceps matched most men”s thighs.

You could have had some conflict with characters who think that the Clan are a bunch of animals and not the mustache twirling Friebag who immediately is converted to Ayla-ism when Ayla saves his wife from labor. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.