The Shelters of Stone opens as Ayla and Jondalar, along with their animal friends, Wolf, Whinney, and Racer, complete their epic journey across Europe. : The Shelters of Stone (Earth’s Children, Book 5) () : Jean M. Auel: Books. The Shelters of Stone [Jean M. Auel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. After their epic journey across Europe, Ayla and Jondalar have.

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I’ve done my raging about this series; it’s been a ridiculous, over the top, barely concealed Mary Sue fanfiction-y ride. The most annoying feature of Ayla’s favouritist treatment is that every other character loves her, and any character that does not quickly gets audl come uppance, consigned by Auel’s writing to death, a miserable fate, or at least total humiliation and the rest of the tribe turning on them.

One life-changing summerSixteen-year-old Charlie meets Fran Jondalar’s first romantic interest, Zelandoni, formerly known as Zolena, has now become the First among the spiritual leaders.

This has been his ultimate goal since The Valley of Horses. It’s obvious from the writing that she doesn’t care about her characters or fans anymore. Most of the series have several, very graphic, very descriptive scenes that would be that would be rated at least NC This is also why Ayla’s confrontations with Zolena and Marona are also resolved in such an unsatisfactory way.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. And are not anxious to leave, nevertheless the static “Flatheads” are having trouble competing, haven’t changed in those shleters of thousands of years. Worse, she repeats things that happened earlier in SoS, sometimes later in the same chapter, or even on the same page.

She supports adopting Ayla into their society, if not least for the healing arts she brings to the cave, although Ayla also must overcome the feeling that she is not skilled auwl that area.


When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly. In this book, Ayla and Jondalar finally reunite with Jondalar’s people, the people of the Ninth Cave of the Zelandonii. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Not all the Zelandonii are welcoming. A powerful, very sad story, beautiful writing, two time frames that are perfectly balanced.

Auel By Jean M. Ayla has to call on all her skills, intelligence, knowledge, and instincts to find her way in this complicated society, to prepare for the birth of her child, and to decide whether she will accept new challenges and play a significant role in the destiny of the Zelandonii.

I got so sick of it and i was struggling to finish it. The Land of Painted Caves.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Ayla also discovers the world-famous cave of Lascauxwhich her adopted people subsequently paint. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Auel leaves you wanting to know Ayla and Jondalar’s future, ayel that’s even with an obnoxiously boring book.

Now Ayla must call on all her wisdom and instincts to find her place in this complicated society, to prepare for quel birth of her child, and to decide on the role she is to play in shaping the destiny of the Zelandonii.

Then on page Ayla asks why Jondalar is so clean and someone explains to her, in the same detail, about cleaning up after the burial ritual! Although very annoyi I ran out of books and my husband had bought this because he has a stronger jeab than I. Will easily be one of my books of After Ayla helps a mortally injured hunter live long enough to see his stoe, the First senses that Ayla needs to be brought into the fold of the Zelandonia so that she will be accepted as a healer by all the people of the cave.


The Shelters of Stone

But I wish there had been an actual plot. Apr 30, Pages Buy. And the thing that drove me insane the most were the sex scenes! The series certainly continued on a horrible downward spiral. In our society though, we are more like everyone else.

This book was the fifth in a buy-four-get-one-free at the library book sale. The Shelters of Stone is a historical fiction novel by Jean M.

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Extraordinarily large and competent penis. This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content: Auel is an international phenomenon. She supports adopting Ayla into their society, if not least for the healing arts she brings to the cave, although Ayla also must overcome the sheelters that she is uncomfortable with a full connection with the spirit world.

This book is the one I was worried about most. The book was good enough I felt it was worth finishing, but not so good as to leave me completely satisfied. More By and About This Author. Apparently, Jean Auel is close to completing the book she has been working on for several years now.

No one does things that others wouldn’t approve of, and everyone just tries to fit in. I am not sure what happened- my guess is that Jean Auel doesn’t really want to write these anymore, so procrastinates by doing incredibly detailed research is this really necessary at this point? The house of her childhood is stuffed full of useless things, her mother’s presence already fading.