The Plains of Passage has ratings and reviews. The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel The Valley of Horses by Jean M. Auel The Mammoth . Автор: Auel Jean, Книга: The Plains of Passage, Серия: Earth Children, Жанр: история. The Plains of Passage. Edit · Classic editor · History · Talk (0) .. References Edit. ↑ Map of The Ukraine from the book ‘The Mammoth Hunters’ by Jean Auel.

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The Plains of Passage is an historical fiction novel by Jean M. It was her medicine bag, the one she had brought with her from the Clan, the one Iza had given her. The people were gone for the summer, but the couple’s need to replenish their supplies and repair their damaged gear was great. Finally they calmed down and began wandering away to oof. I have never read sex scenes that were more boring or more pasxage. Besides lending male mammoths irresistible charm, to females, musth also conferred dominance over males, making them very aggressive even toward those who were larger, unless they were also in that excited state.

He caught his breath at seeing her, caressed her smooth skin, and reached for both full breasts. She enjoyed the challenge of breaking a man and then making an example of him by killing him. Not the faintest hint of a silhouette or darker shadow could be discerned against the surrounding background, except for a faint redness from the lingering coals in the fireplace, and the blazing epiphany of stars. I especially loved his part in the rescue of Jondalar from the S’Armunai.

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Often in the saga, Auel had presented nearly Utopian societies in which people worked cooperatively with respect between genders, especially in the previous novel.

Beside it paassage a small pile of whole wild carrots. Up ahead, that wide white flower, sort of rounded, pink in the middle, it’s wild carrot. The book becomes just a volume of people going here and there, bumping into random tribes for the hell of it, and studying in excruciatingly textbook detail the flora, passsge, and biosphere. But in this book, Jondalar fully changes his tune from ppassage the Neanderthals ‘flatheads’ and ‘animals’ to understanding that they are indeed, actual humans.


They felt awed, and honored, to have been included in witnessing the mating of the mammoths. After feeling attracted to Jondalar and secretly witnessing a session of Pleasures between Jondalar and Ayla, she decided to go through with First Rites.

Yes, I want to return. The entire first third of the book, Ayla and Jondalar spend travelling without meeting any people, and Auel describes at length every little detail of their journey down to the Black Sea and upstream along the Danube before they come into contact with the Sharamudoi tribe.

I know you found a home with them and were happy.

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The arrival of spring temperatures can cause dangerous melting, putting them at greater risk of injury or death. Jondalar was beginning to wonder if they had missed the marked campsite, or if they were farther away from it than he had thought. But that conflict was pretty much resolved last book with his “Big Fight” with Ayla.

Ayla felt delightful shocks of excitement, and she closed her eyes as she gave herself up to them.

During the next few days, Jondalar secretly made a few tools, including some spear points and a spear-thrower. The chestnut female passagw been holding off the bevy of younger bachelors, who had also been drawn by her attractive odors and by the sonorous rumbling of her low-pitched calls, which could be heard at a great distance by other mammoths, if not people.

In my opinion The valley of the horses and the mammoth hunters were the best books of the series.

The Plains of Passage (Earth’s Children, #4) by Jean M. Auel

Ayla bent down on one knee to hold Wolf as she looked, but she could not move her eyes away from the scene in the clearing. Inside the ring of stones, the young woman made a small pile of very dry bark shavings and the fuzz from fireweed as tinder, and laid beside it another pile of twigs and smallwood for kindling.


Then, if they were both attracted by the same female, and found themselves in the vicinity of each other, they would invariably fight, with severe injury or death jan possible result. She receiv Jean M. That plant, with the yellow flowers and leaves wrapped around the stem, that’s wild cabbage. I’m sad that this book didn’t leave me jaen breathless and enthralled as it did the first time I read it.

Charoli’s gang had been making trouble with the Clanbaiting the men and forcing the women. No one had expected to see Jondalar again. A strong, acrid, jfan odor arrived long before the russet bull plans, sending a wave of frenzied excitement through the females.

After several close calls, they make it off the glacier, to the home cave of some of Jondalar’s family. The throat had been cut and the insides removed through the neck, then a cord was strung through slits and pulled tight to close.

They went toward the smoke, hoping to find friendly people. It had begun as a side loop of the river that swayed back and forth, as all flowing water did when traversing open land.

They passed massive herds of bison, and giant deer with huge palmate antlers, horses, onagersand asses