By Jean M. Auel
A literary phenomenon, Jean M. Auel’s prehistoric odyssey is among the best-loved sagas of our time. making use of meticulous study and the consummate artistry of a grasp storyteller, Auel paints a vibrant landscape of the sunrise of contemporary people. via Ayla, an orphaned lady who grows right into a attractive and brave younger lady, we're swept up within the harsh and lovely Ice Age international, domestic to the extended family of the Cave endure. Now, for the 1st time, all six novels within the Earth’s childrens® sequence come in one handy book 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 common catastrophe leaves a tender lady wandering by myself in an surprising and hazardous land till she is located through a girl of the extended family, humans very diverse from her personal style. To them, blond, blue-eyed Ayla appears to be like atypical and ugly—she is likely one of the Others, those that have moved into their historical native land; yet Iza can't depart 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 approach of therapeutic, so much come to just accept her. however the brutal and proud adolescence 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 decided to get his revenge.
Praise for the Earth’s childrens® series
“Auel is a hugely imaginitive author. She humanizes prehistory and provides it immediacy and clarity.”—The big apple 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 construction. They subscribe to 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 proven herself as certainly one of our greatest storytellers. . . . Her narrative ability is supreme.”—Chicago Tribune
“Pure leisure at its chic, entirely exhilarating best.”—Los Angeles Times
“Readers who fell in love with little Ayla will without doubt experience her prehistoric womanhood.”—People
“Lively and engaging, more desirable significantly by means of the vividly coloured backdrop of early humanity . . . Auel is a prodigious researcher.”—The Washington publish publication World
“Among sleek epic spinners, Auel has few friends. . . . She deftly creates an entire international, giving a feeling of the origins of sophistication, ethnic, and cultural variations that alternately divide and fascinate us today.”—Kirkus studies (starred review)
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Probably he should still enable her converse; he didn't have to behave upon her request. He reached down and tapped her shoulder. Iza’s breath exploded on the contact; she hadn’t learned she were protecting it. He could enable her communicate! He had taken goodbye to determine, she was once definite he was once going to disregard her. Iza stood up and, pointing towards the ridge, she acknowledged one note, “Cave! ” four Brun grew to become on his heel and strode towards the ridge. As he rounded the jutting nostril, he stopped, held through the sight past. pleasure surged via his veins. A cave! And what a cave! From the 1st fast he observed it, he knew it was once the cave he used to be searching for, yet he fought to regulate his feelings, to maintain his becoming hopes in money. With wakeful attempt, he desirous about the main points of the cave and its surroundings. His focus was once so excessive, he infrequently spotted the little lady. Even from his vantage of some hundred yards, the approximately triangular mouth, hewn out of the grayish brown rock of the mountain, used to be big enough to vow an area inside of greater than sufficient to deal with his extended family. the outlet confronted south, uncovered to daylight many of the day. as if confirming the very fact, a beam of sunshine, discovering a chink within the clouds overhead, highlighted the reddish soil of the cave’s wide entrance terrace. Brun scanned the world, creating a speedy survey. a wide bluff to the north and an identical one to the southeast provided safety from winds. Water was once within sight, he proposal, including one other confident characteristic to his transforming into psychological record as he spotted the flowing movement on the foot of a steady slope west of the cave. It was once, by means of some distance, the main promising web site he had obvious. He signaled to Grod and Creb, repressing his enthusiasm whereas he waited for them to affix him to ascertain the cave extra heavily. the 2 males moved quickly towards their chief, by way of Iza who went to fetch Ayla. She, too, took a extra looking examine the cave and nodded her head with delight prior to returning with the kid to the knot of individuals gesturing excitedly. Brun’s repressed emotion communicated itself. They knew a cave were discovered and so they knew Brun idea it had solid chances. Piercing the somber gloom of the overcast sky, vivid rays of sunlight looked as if it would cost the ambience with desire, matched by way of the temper of the anxiously ready extended family. Brun and Grod gripped their spears because the 3 males approached the cave. They observed no symptoms of human habitation, yet that used to be no warrantly the cave used to be uninhabited. Birds darted out and in of the massive commencing, twittering and chirping as they swooped and rotated. Birds are an exceptional omen, Mog-ur inspiration. As they neared, they walked carefully, skirting the mouth whereas Brun and Grod searched rigorously for clean tracks and droppings. the newest have been a number of days previous. The spoor and big toothmarks on heavy leg bones cracked via strong jaws advised their very own tale: a pack of hyenas had used the cave for transitority safeguard. The carnivorous scavengers had attacked an getting older fallow deer and dragged the carcass to the cave to complete their meal at rest and in relative safeguard.