By Jean M. Auel
A literary phenomenon, Jean M. Auel’s prehistoric odyssey is likely one of the best-loved sagas of our time. using meticulous learn and the consummate artistry of a grasp storyteller, Auel paints a vibrant landscape of the sunrise of recent 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 little ones® sequence are available one handy book bundle:
THE extended family OF THE CAVE BEAR
THE VALLEY OF HORSES
THE monstrous HUNTERS
THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE
THE SHELTERS OF STONE
THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES
A traditional catastrophe leaves a tender lady wandering by myself in an unexpected and unsafe land until eventually she is located by way of a lady of the extended family, humans very assorted from her personal variety. To them, blond, blue-eyed Ayla seems to be extraordinary and ugly—she is among the Others, those that have moved into their old place of birth; 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 approach of therapeutic, so much come to simply accept her. however the brutal and proud adolescence who's destined to turn into the Clan’s subsequent chief sees Ayla’s changes 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 decided to get his revenge.
Praise for the Earth’s little ones® series
“Auel is a hugely ingenious author. She humanizes prehistory and provides it immediacy and clarity.”—The big apple occasions 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 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 confirmed herself as one among our optimal storytellers. . . . Her narrative ability is supreme.”—Chicago Tribune
“Pure leisure at its elegant, absolutely 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 advantageous drastically by means of the vividly coloured backdrop of early humanity . . . Auel is a prodigious researcher.”—The Washington submit booklet World
“Among sleek epic spinners, Auel has few friends. . . . She deftly creates a complete international, giving a feeling of the origins of sophistication, ethnic, and cultural ameliorations that alternately divide and fascinate us today.”—Kirkus reports (starred review)
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Because the solar rose larger within the sky, surprising showers of snow fell from branches and plopped to the floor underneath. The lengthy chilly wintry weather loomed bleakly forward with Broud hounding her day in and trip. I simply can’t fulfill him, she proposal. It doesn’t subject what I do, how demanding I try out, not anything is helping. What else am i able to do? She occurred to look at a patch of naked flooring and observed rotted pelt and some scattered quills, all that remained of the porcupine. A hyena most likely chanced on him, she thought—or a wolverine. With a twinge of guilt, she thought of the day she hit it. I should not have taught myself to exploit a sling, it was once unsuitable. Creb will be offended, and Broud … Broud wouldn’t be offended, he’d be completely happy if he ever discovered. it'll quite supply him an excuse to overcome me. Wouldn’t he simply like to recognize. good, he doesn’t and he won’t. It gave her a sense of delight to grasp she had performed whatever he didn’t learn about that will provide him a cause to get after her. She felt like doing whatever, like slinging a stone to see her pissed off uprising. She remembered throwing her sling below a bush and hunted for it. She spied the piece of leather-based less than a close-by bush and picked it up. It used to be damp, yet publicity to the elements hadn’t broken it but. She pulled the sleek supple deerskin via her fingers, liking how it felt. She recalled the 1st time she picked up a sling, and a grin crossed her face whilst she considered Broud quailing ahead of Brun’s anger for knocking Zoug down. She wasn’t the one person who had ever provoked Broud’s rage. purely with me, he can break out with it, Ayla inspiration bitterly. simply because I’m girl. Brun was once quite offended whilst he hit Zoug, yet he can hit me every time he seems like it and Brun wouldn’t care. No, that’s not likely precise, she admitted to herself. Iza stated Brun dragged Broud away to make him cease beating me, and Broud doesn’t hit me as a lot whilst Brun’s round. I wouldn’t even care if he simply hit me, if he may simply depart me by myself occasionally. She have been choosing up pebbles and throwing them into the creek and located she had equipped one into the sling with out pondering. She smiled, sighted a final withered leaf dangling from the tip of a small department, aimed, and hurled. A hot feeling of delight came to visit her as she observed the stone tear the leaf off the tree. She picked up a number of extra pebbles, acquired up and walked to the center of the sphere, and hurled them. i will nonetheless hit what i need to, she inspiration, then frowned. What strong does that do? I by no means even attempted to hit something that was once relocating; the porcupine doesn’t count number, it had nearly stopped. I don’t even be aware of if i may, and if I did learn how to hunt, rather hunt, what solid would it not do? I couldn’t carry something again; all I’d do is make it effortless for a few wolf or hyena or wolverine, and so they thieve adequate from us because it is. searching and the animals that have been killed have been so vital to the extended family they'd to be continuously on their protect opposed to competing predators. not just did huge cats or wolf packs or hyenas occasionally seize an animal from the hunters, yet skulking hyenas or sneaky wolverines have been constantly round while meat used to be drying, or they have been attempting to holiday into caches.