By Jean M. Auel
A literary phenomenon, Jean M. Auel’s prehistoric odyssey is likely one of the best-loved sagas of our time. utilizing meticulous learn and the consummate artistry of a grasp storyteller, Auel paints a bright landscape of the sunrise of contemporary people. via Ayla, an orphaned woman who grows right into a appealing 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 little ones® sequence come in one handy publication bundle:
THE extended family OF THE CAVE BEAR
THE VALLEY OF HORSES
THE significant HUNTERS
THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE
THE SHELTERS OF STONE
THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES
A usual catastrophe leaves a tender woman wandering on my own in an unexpected and hazardous land until eventually she is located through a girl of the extended family, humans very assorted from her personal type. To them, blond, blue-eyed Ayla appears to be like ordinary and ugly—she is among the Others, those that have moved into their old fatherland; 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 Iza and Creb, the outdated Mog-ur, develop to like her, and as Ayla learns the methods of the extended family and Iza’s means of therapeutic, such a lot come to simply accept her. however the brutal and proud early life who's destined to develop into the Clan’s subsequent chief sees Ayla’s modifications 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 young children® series
“Auel is a hugely inventive author. She humanizes prehistory and provides it immediacy and clarity.”—The long island instances e-book 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 global 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 nearly regard them as ‘survival manuals.’ ”—Vogue
“Jean Auel has validated herself as one in all our most advantageous storytellers. . . . Her narrative ability is supreme.”—Chicago Tribune
“Pure leisure at its chic, totally exhilarating best.”—Los Angeles Times
“Readers who fell in love with little Ayla will without doubt enjoy her prehistoric womanhood.”—People
“Lively and engaging, more suitable significantly via the vividly coloured backdrop of early humanity . . . Auel is a prodigious researcher.”—The Washington submit ebook World
“Among glossy epic spinners, Auel has few friends. . . . She deftly creates an entire international, giving a feeling of the origins of sophistication, ethnic, and cultural changes that alternately divide and fascinate us today.”—Kirkus stories (starred review)
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Girls wanted the enterprise suggestions of a powerful hand. They have been vulnerable, willful creatures, not able to exert the strength of mind of guys. They sought after males to command them, to maintain them less than regulate, in order that they will be effective contributors of the extended family and give a contribution to its survival. It didn’t subject that Ayla was once just a lady or that she used to be no longer really extended family. She used to be approximately sufficiently old to be a lady, already taller than such a lot, and he or she was once girl. the ladies felt the results because the males took their very own rules to center. the boys of the extended family didn’t are looking to be accountable of leniency. yet Broud took the male philosophy to middle with a vengeance. notwithstanding he clamped down tougher on Oga, it used to be not anything to the attack he introduced on Ayla. If he have been difficult on her prior to, he used to be doubly not easy on her now. He stored after her always, hounded her, burdened her, sought her out with all kinds of insignificant activity to make her leap to his calls for, cuffed her a minimum of infraction, or at no infraction—and he loved it. She had threatened his manhood and now she used to be going to pay. Too usually had she resisted him; too frequently had she defied him; too frequently had he fought to maintain from hitting her. Now it was once his flip. He had bent her to his will and he was once going to maintain her there. Ayla did every thing she may possibly to delight him. She even attempted to count on his desires, yet that backfired whilst he reprimanded her for assuming she may possibly recognize what he sought after. the instant she stepped outdoor the bounds of Creb’s fire, he used to be prepared, and she or he couldn't remain in the stones that marked off the magician’s inner most area with no cause. It used to be the final busy time of the season, with the ultimate arrangements for iciness; there have been simply too many stuff that had to be performed to safe the extended family from the fast-approaching chilly. Iza’s inventory of drugs was once primarily entire, so there has been little excuse for Ayla to depart the environs of the cave. Broud ran her ragged all day, and at evening she collapsed in mattress exhausted. Iza used to be certain Ayla’s swap of middle had much less to do with Broud than he imagined. It was once her love for Creb greater than her worry of Broud. Iza informed the outdated guy Ayla had suffered from her specified disease back whilst she idea he didn’t love her. “You understand she went too a ways, Iza. I needed to do whatever. If Broud hadn’t started disciplining her back, Brun could have. which can were worse. Broud can in basic terms make her lifestyles depressing; Brun could make her leave,” he spoke back, however it gave the magician reason to ask yourself in regards to the strength of affection having extra strength than the facility of worry, and the topic occupied his techniques in the course of his meditations for days. Creb softened towards her presently. It were all he may perhaps do to take care of his detached aloofness from the start. the 1st mild siftings of snow have been washed away by means of frigid downpours that modified to sleet or freezing rain with the cooling temperatures of night. Morning came upon puddles crusted with skinny shattery ice, portending a deeper chilly, basically to soften back whilst the capricious wind blew from the south and an irresolute solar determined to press its authority.