Sometimes it feels as though entire hominid species have evolved in less time than it takes to read “The Land of Painted Caves,” the sixth and. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In The Land of Painted Caves, Jean M. Auel brings her ice-age epic series, Earth’s Children®, to an extraordinary. Map of the travels of Ayla of the Mamutoi and Zelandonii in the book ‘The Land of Painted Caves’ by Jean Auel. This is the right way up to look.

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What little plot appeared was swiped from Auel’s other books.

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For those of you who don’t know, these novels are set in the Ice Age and centered around Ayla, who is painte at an early age, lives with Neanderthals who call themselves the Clan, is banished, lives on her own and tames various animals, meets hunka hunka burnin’ love Jondalar and returns with him and some horses and a wolf to his own people, the Zelandonii.

The wisdom that Ayla gained from her struggles as an paonted child, alone in a hostile environment, strengthens her as she moves closer to leadership of the Zelandonia.

Probably the most amusing part is when Ayla suddenly becomes a vengeful person. One of these five books is brilliant. View all 15 comments. Jan 07, Misfit rated it it was ok Recommended to Misfit by: What amazing, unputdownable book am I talking about?

Very disappointing and lnd Once again I say to you; duh.

The Land of Painted Caves (Earth’s Children, #6) by Jean M. Auel

Jondalar thinks about this for a while, and says to himself, “Not okay. Would Ayla ever find ;ainted, family, belonging or would she constantly wander alone?


I heard horrible things about this book, unfortunately, because I was so looking forward to it, and even though my expectations had a damper put on them, I was eager to complete the story. It had been so long, or so it seemed. Apr 30, Megan rated it did not like it Shelves: They travel a lot.

Well, we read the Mother’s Song eighteen bazillion times I expect the only time I will read it is if I end up doing life in gaol or something.

Did I hold her pedestal up a bit high? Ayla, too, had extraordinarily sharp vision. If I pqinted the last book was fan fiction, I have no idea what to call this piece of sh! What about the time and energy all of this took, on top of which she was now training the one she believed would follow in her footsteps?

However, the priestess also says that “fa-ther” comes from combining the words “far mother” together.

Your fans need an explanation He shows little signs of being upset with the decreasing amount of time that Ayla is spending with him, but suddenly, Marona is sucking on his massive dong. Why even bother if it’s clearly so unimportant? Great Moments In Retailing: I really w 1.

Talk about going out with a whimper. It describes Ayla’s life among the Zelandonii, and her training to become one of their spiritual leaders. They are filled with remarkable caved of mammoths, lions, and bears, and their mystical aura at times overwhelms Ayla.

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Correct non-goodreads author “Jean M Panted 2 26 Jul 20, Fade out on them swimming in the river, happily ever after. Before reading I wrote this: She received honorary degrees from her alma mater, as well as the University of Maine and the Mount Vernon College for Women.


It was a let down and I have never read the book again All because she realized that the penis has a biological function for procreation. How could any man resist?

Where did this come from? Ayla goes off and does it with someone else, during a festival where it is proper to do it with anyone you like. Frankly, if her editor had read this book and gone through with a very heavy hand on the red pen, Auel probably would have spent nine years writing 25 pages of worthwhile material.

About the only laudable quality is the research. I’d give her something else, too, like a load painfed my ‘essence,’ he thought with an evil grin.

The Land of Painted Caves

If you knew this book would be crap, and did not think much of the previous ones either the brilliant opening book exceptedwhatever possessed you to spend more than ten of your fine English pounds downloading the thing onto your Kindle? She had at least a part of Jondular The ending, in which Jondalar pulls Ayla out of her drug spiral, is just a complete copy and paste of the same incident in The Mammoth Hunters.

First off, I will say that I do admire Ms. It is an execrable excuse for a novel. Paintee honestly felt like that the author left it open enough to continue the story in some way, assertions on the dust jacket aside “the last in the series”, it said.