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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Open Preview See a Problem? May 10, Astraea rated it did not like it Recommends it for: He felt her warm wetness, then pulled back and entered her welcoming depths and plunged in lf. In fact, the first two parts are so insignificant to the last part, you could just skip them and cavee directly to part three. This really wasnt the best way to end the series. When he reached the spot that sent bolts of shudders through her, she moaned and arched into them.

The Land of Painted Caves

Those that she should have gotten close to Auel is an international phenomenon. Why all of the repetition? Mar 03, Lynzie rated it it was ok. E accaddero degli straordinari terremoti e paurosi smottamenti: Oh, and I have to warn you that you might just laugh until you cry when Jondalar beats the shit out of Laramar, who is bonking Ayla at a Mother Festival, while screaming in a high-pitched falsetto, “He’s making my baby! I almost felt like they were trying to contain her wild spirit because they were afraid of her.


It’s like she wrote many little segments each as a standalone and then just stuck them together.

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Wouldn’t her years of hunting practise heighten her acuity? Retrieved September 16, There were many instances, but here is one sentence that stood out to me as particularly horrible: But all the time Ayla has spent in training rituals has caused Jondalar to drift away from her. Mar 01, Lady rated it did not like it Shelves: Note to aspiring writers: She was ready for him, and arched to take him in.

One night Ayla makes some mint tea, actually the dried herb mixture given to her in the second part of the book, and is Called. Inspired by Your Browsing History. She turns Madroman’s bag over to the Zelandonia, and he is rejected from their ranks for his attempted deception. This bison looks left. Ayla meets many other Zelandoni and one jsan them gives her a pouch of dried herbs smelling faintly of mint.

Also, the cavemen don’t know why the cavemen painted cave paintings? Auel deals with it in a couple of paragraphs of overview after the lengthiest cave tour yet and then sends all her characters back home without ever really exploring it at all.


I just hope she ppainted end up needing therapy after narrating this last book. Would there not be some one-on-one instruction?

Apr 04, Rachel rated it did not like it. No relationship went forward or back Topics Bad sex award.

After reading several other reviews which uniformly bagged it, which all made me choke laughing at my stupidity, imagining that there could be some actual imagination and creativity and quality left in this saga of sagas, I finally got to tge. It’s as though Auel looked at her body of work thus far, realised she still had to write one last book, said “DAMN! Auel was sick to death of this story.

Also, he has the world’s biggest penis.

What you may call it becomes very annoyed, especially since he now believes that sex makes babies, and delivers a terrific beating to the party in question, meanwhile bellowing “He’s making MY babies!

I guess there are spoilers? I thought they would have learned their lesson last tue.

Continuing the story of Ayla and Jondalar, Auel combines her brilliant narrative skills and appealing characters with a remarkable re-creation of the way life was lived more than 25, years ago. Return to Book Page.