The Earth's Children Series 6-Book Bundle: The Clan of the Cave Bear, The Valley of Horses, The Mammoth Hunters, The Plains of Passage, The Shelters of Stone, The Land of Painted Caves

By Jean M. Auel

A literary phenomenon, Jean M. Auel’s prehistoric odyssey is among the best-loved sagas of our time. utilizing meticulous learn and the consummate artistry of a grasp storyteller, Auel paints a brilliant landscape of the sunrise of contemporary people. via Ayla, an orphaned woman who grows right into a attractive and brave younger girl, we're swept up within the harsh and gorgeous Ice Age global, domestic to the extended family of the Cave undergo. Now, for the 1st time, all six novels within the Earth’s youngsters® sequence come in one handy publication bundle:
 
THE extended family OF THE CAVE BEAR
THE VALLEY OF HORSES
THE immense HUNTERS
THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE
THE SHELTERS OF STONE
THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES
 
A ordinary catastrophe leaves a tender woman wandering by myself in an unusual and hazardous land until eventually she is located by way of a lady of the extended family, humans very varied from her personal sort. To them, blond, blue-eyed Ayla seems to be ordinary and ugly—she is likely one of the Others, those that have moved into their historic fatherland; yet Iza can't go away the lady to die and takes her with them. Iza and Creb, the previous Mog-ur, develop to like her, and as Ayla learns the methods of the extended family and Iza’s means of therapeutic, so much come to simply accept her. however the brutal and proud formative years who's destined to develop into the Clan’s subsequent chief sees Ayla’s transformations as a possibility to his authority. He develops a deep and abiding hatred for the unusual woman of the Others who lives of their midst, and is set to get his revenge.
 
Praise for the Earth’s teenagers® series
 
“Auel is a hugely resourceful author. She humanizes prehistory and offers it immediacy and clarity.”The ny occasions ebook Review
 
“Storytelling within the grand culture . . . From the violent landscape of spring at the steppes to musicians jamming on a mammoth-bone marimba, Auel’s books are a gorgeous instance of worldwide development. They sign up for the quick checklist of books, like James Clavell’s Shogun and Frank Herbert’s Dune, that depict unique societies so vividly that readers virtually regard them as ‘survival manuals.’ ”Vogue
 
“Jean Auel has tested herself as one in every of our foremost storytellers. . . . Her narrative ability is supreme.”Chicago Tribune
 
“Pure leisure at its chic, absolutely exhilarating best.”Los Angeles Times
 
“Readers who fell in love with little Ayla will without doubt experience her prehistoric womanhood.”People
 
“Lively and fascinating, more advantageous enormously through the vividly coloured backdrop of early humanity . . . Auel is a prodigious researcher.”The Washington put up ebook World
 
“Among glossy epic spinners, Auel has few friends. . . . She deftly creates a complete international, giving a feeling of the origins of sophistication, ethnic, and cultural adjustments that alternately divide and fascinate us today.”Kirkus reports (starred review)

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Because the iciness closed in, they have been either comfortable to determine her go back to common, regardless of Broud’s calls for. even though she was once usually drained, whilst she performed with Uba her smiles have been again, if no longer her laughter. Creb guessed she had come to a couple selection and located an indication from her totem, and her more uncomplicated reputation of her position within the extended family gave him a sense of aid. He was once conscious of her inward fight, yet he knew it used to be not just essential to bend to Broud’s will, she needed to cease combating it. She needed to study strength of mind, too.

Ayla requested. The boy checked out Ayla, and nodded. Ayla smiled. “You wish come on horse with me? ” The boy’s face break up in a large grin. “Can I? ” She appeared over at Jondalar, and stuck his eye. Then beckoned him to return with the horses. He moved quickly over. “I’m going to take Druwez and pass get the packs and issues they left at the back of once we all started chasing,” Ayla stated, talking Zelandonii. “I’ll allow Racer come, too. an excellent run may perhaps settle him down. Horses don’t like lifeless issues. It was once challenging for Whinney at first, too.

Iciness was once on her brain because the days grew shorter and the temperature fell. She didn’t understand how lengthy or harsh it'd be, which fearful her. A surprising assault of hysteria despatched her checking her shops, even though she knew precisely what she had. She regarded via baskets and bark bins of dried meat, vegatables and fruits, seeds, nuts, and grains. at nighttime nook farthest from the doorway, she tested piles of complete, sound roots and culmination to ensure no indicators of rot had seemed. alongside the rear wall have been stacks of wooden, dried horse dung from the sector, and lumps of dry grass.

Where’s Durc? ” Uba requested whereas Ayla stirred up the hearth and extra extra wooden and some cooking stones. “He’s outdoors with Grev. Oga’s observing them. these , they’re continuously together,” Ayla motioned. “That’s most likely simply because they nursed jointly. They’re nearer than brothers. They’re the same as born jointly. ” “But born jointly frequently glance alike, and so they definitely don’t. Do you keep in mind that girl on the extended family amassing with born jointly? I couldn’t inform them aside. ” “Sometimes it’s unfortunate to have born jointly, and 3 born jointly are by no means allowed to stay.

Ayla knew what used to be anticipated. not just had Iza defined, she had frequently obvious grownup contributors of the extended family interact within the activity—all the kids had; there have been no synthetic restraints within the extended family. kids discovered grownup habit via emulating their mom and dad, and sexual habit used to be only one of many actions they mimicked. it usually wondered Ayla, she questioned why it used to be performed, however it didn’t disturb her to determine a tender boy leap harmlessly on a tender lady in awake imitation of adults. occasionally it wasn’t imitation.

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