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 Ayla ventures into the land of the Mamutoi–the Mammoth Hunters.

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Others are amazed that Ayla can ride the beast, and it appears she is one of the first humans to do so. Up until this point, this series was a wonderful story of a woman who was learning to think for herself.

There are points in the text when Auel breaks off from naturally describing something as part of the story, to engaging in her own voice in a lengthy discussion that could’ve been mammmoth whole from an article in a university archaeological and anthropological journal! 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. If you ever try to do what I am auep that is reading this series for a second or third time back-to-back My favorite was Ranec; he was such a jolly guy, so friendly, outgoing, clever, witty, and smart.

There was one particular scene which was pretty creepy and sounded like very intense spirit magic, and I like all the rituals and music associated with the magic even though I have no idea how accurate it is – it sounds cool!

And considering the sheer length of the book… the resolution was far too long in coming. This is something that happens in …more It is interesting to me that we seem to want to write the story ourselves. Talut, a powerful bear of a man with bright red hair, a booming laugh, and a gentle heart, and his tall, dark-haired sister, Tulie, are the leaders of the Lion Camp of the Mamutoi.


When she says it, you”d think she was a horse.

Kind of like Harry Turtledove. Ranec took her hand to keep her there. Praise “Lively and interesting.

The Mammoth Hunters

The Los Angeles Times. I named him–she asked me to. He is a special friend of Mamut, who never treated him as any different from the other children “except to show special consideration for his weakness”.

At one point, they fight over Ayla’s adoption of a Wolf cub cleverly named “Wolf”and he moves out. Does that happen in the rest of the series ever?

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Posted by Rob Weber at 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 mammotth. Visitors always bring a little excitement, and we haven”t had visitors for a while.

It also means someone who tries hard to be best. View all 7 comments. It seems to me the name I heard was something like that. There are detailed descriptions of communication, foilage, animals, fears, healers, herbs, all of it. Yes, I did say “worse”. He wondered for a moment what it would be like to ride on the back of a horse, and if it would make him appear so startling. And even though my enthusiasm seems huntdrs bit subdued for my usual 5-star reads, all I can say is jjean it must hunnters sheer exhaustion from my loss of sleep and emotional turmoil of getting through the book.

Jun 25, Pages Buy. It was a little frightening–but think how much a Camp could benefit from such talent. But apart from this her achievements are endless!


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He was pondering the enigma of the woman with a certain relish–he enjoyed the new and unusual; the inexplicable challenged him. The protagonists make their home with the Lion Camp of the Mammoth Hunters, which features a number of respected Mamutoi. His language, the headman realized, but not hers. Recommended to Iset by: 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.

Auel ‘s Earth’s Children. 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. Please try again later. Read it Forward Read it first. Wisest of their nation is Old Mamut, their eldest shaman and the leader of the entire Mamutoi priesthood, who becomes Ayla’s mentor and colleague in the visionary and esoteric fields of thought. It was frustrating watching them time and time again fail to resolve their differences because of a minor misunderstanding, knowing full well that they have come from different places with different traditions and customs.

Val 10 February, This book picks up where The Valley of Horses ends; Ayla and Jondalarmeet a group known as the Mamutoi, or Mammoth Hunters, with whom they live for a period of time. Follow the link below to see my video review: Even after “The Mammoth Hunters”, I persisted with this series, truly wishing for things to get better