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 likely one of the best-loved sagas of our time. utilising meticulous study and the consummate artistry of a grasp storyteller, Auel paints a brilliant landscape of the sunrise of contemporary people. via Ayla, an orphaned lady who grows right into a appealing and brave younger lady, we're swept up within the harsh and lovely Ice Age global, domestic to the extended family of the Cave endure. Now, for the 1st time, all six novels within the Earth’s youngsters® sequence come in one handy booklet bundle:
 
THE extended family OF THE CAVE BEAR
THE VALLEY OF HORSES
THE giant HUNTERS
THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE
THE SHELTERS OF STONE
THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES
 
A common catastrophe leaves a tender lady wandering on my own in an strange and hazardous land until eventually she is located via a lady of the extended family, humans very varied from her personal style. To them, blond, blue-eyed Ayla appears to be like ordinary and ugly—she is likely one of the Others, those that have moved into their historic native land; yet Iza can't depart the lady to die and takes her with them. Iza and Creb, the outdated Mog-ur, develop to like her, and as Ayla learns the methods of the extended family and Iza’s means of therapeutic, so much come to simply accept her.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 turn into the Clan’s subsequent chief sees Ayla’s transformations as a risk 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 imaginitive author. She humanizes prehistory and offers it immediacy and clarity.”The manhattan instances booklet 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 beautiful instance of global development. They subscribe to the quick record 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 verified herself as one among our leading storytellers. . . . Her narrative ability is supreme.”Chicago Tribune
 
“Pure leisure at its elegant, completely exhilarating best.”Los Angeles Times
 
“Readers who fell in love with little Ayla will without doubt experience her prehistoric womanhood.”People
 
“Lively and engaging, superior tremendously through the vividly coloured backdrop of early humanity . . . Auel is a prodigious researcher.”The Washington publish publication World
 
“Among smooth epic spinners, Auel has few friends. . . . She deftly creates an entire global, giving a feeling of the origins of sophistication, ethnic, and cultural variations that alternately divide and fascinate us today.”Kirkus experiences (starred review)

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Together with her mate long past, she knew another guy must offer for her. She had attempted to place techniques of her destiny out of her mind—it made no distinction how she felt, Brun wouldn't seek advice her—but she couldn’t support puzzling over it occasionally. Of the prospective thoughts, a few didn’t attract her and the remainder she inspiration have been not going. there has been Droog; because Goov’s mom have been killed within the earthquake, he used to be on my own now. Iza revered Droog. He used to be the easiest maker of instruments within the extended family. Any of them may chip flakes from a flint boulder to make a coarse hand-axe or scraper, yet Droog had a true expertise for it. He may perhaps preshape the stone in order that the flakes he knapped off could have the scale and form he sought after. His knives, scrapers, all his instruments, have been hugely prized. If the alternative have been hers, of all of the males within the extended family, Iza would select Droog. He were stable to the acolyte’s mom. There have been a real fondness of their dating. It was once much more likely, even though, Iza knew, that Aga will be given to him. Aga was once more youthful, and already the mummy of 2 young children. Her son, Vorn, could quickly desire a hunter to be answerable for his education, and the newborn, Ona, wanted a guy to supply for her till she grew up and mated herself. The toolmaker could most likely be prepared to take her mom, Aba, too. The previous girl wanted a spot in addition to her daughter. taking up all these tasks could make particularly a transformation within the lifetime of the quiet, orderly toolmaker. Aga can be a little tough now and then, and she or he didn’t have the certainty Goov’s mom had had, yet Goov will be constructing his personal fire quickly, and Droog wanted a lady. Goov as a mate for her was once solely out of the query. He was once too younger, simply slightly a guy, and hadn’t even mated for the 1st time. Brun may by no means supply him an outdated lady, and Iza might believe extra like his mom than his mate. Iza had considered dwelling with Grod and Uka, and the fellow who were mated to Grod’s mom, Zoug. Grod was once a stiff, laconic guy, yet by no means merciless, and his loyalty to Brun was once past query. She wouldn’t have minded dwelling with Grod, even supposing she’d be moment lady. yet Uka used to be Ebra’s sister and had by no means particularly forgiven Iza her prestige that had usurped her sibling’s position. and because the demise of her son—when he had no longer but even moved to his personal hearth—Uka used to be grieving and withdrawn. now not even Ovra, her daughter, used to be capable of melt the woman’s ache. there's an excessive amount of disappointment at that fireplace, Iza had idea. She had not often thought of Crug’s hearth. Ika, his mate and the mum of Borg, used to be an open, pleasant younger lady. That was once simply the difficulty, they have been either so younger, and Iza had by no means gotten alongside rather well with Dorv, the previous guy who were the mate of Ika’s mom, who shared their hearth. That left Brun, and she or he couldn't also be moment lady at his fire; he used to be her sibling. now not that it mattered, she had her personal prestige. at the least she wasn’t just like the negative outdated girl who had ultimately stumbled on her strategy to the realm of the spirits in the course of the earthquake.

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