By Jean M. Auel
A literary phenomenon, Jean M. Auel’s prehistoric odyssey is likely one of the best-loved sagas of our time. making use of meticulous study and the consummate artistry of a grasp storyteller, Auel paints a shiny landscape of the sunrise of recent people. via Ayla, an orphaned woman who grows right into a attractive and brave younger girl, we're swept up within the harsh and gorgeous Ice Age international, domestic to the extended family of the Cave endure. Now, for the 1st time, all six novels within the Earth’s teenagers® sequence come in one handy booklet bundle:
THE extended family OF THE CAVE BEAR
THE VALLEY OF HORSES
THE colossal HUNTERS
THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE
THE SHELTERS OF STONE
THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES
A common catastrophe leaves a tender lady wandering on my own in an unusual and unsafe land till she is located through a lady of the extended family, humans very various from her personal variety. To them, blond, blue-eyed Ayla appears bizarre and ugly—she is among the Others, those that have moved into their historical place of origin; yet Iza can't go away the woman 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 manner of therapeutic, so much come to simply accept her. however the brutal and proud formative years who's destined to develop into the Clan’s subsequent chief sees Ayla’s variations as a danger to his authority. He develops a deep and abiding hatred for the unusual lady of the Others who lives of their midst, and is set to get his revenge.
Praise for the Earth’s youngsters® series
“Auel is a hugely resourceful author. She humanizes prehistory and offers 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 beautiful instance of worldwide construction. They sign up for the quick record 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 ideal storytellers. . . . Her narrative ability is supreme.”—Chicago Tribune
“Pure leisure at its elegant, completely exhilarating best.”—Los Angeles Times
“Readers who fell in love with little Ayla will doubtless experience her prehistoric womanhood.”—People
“Lively and fascinating, superior vastly through the vividly coloured backdrop of early humanity . . . Auel is a prodigious researcher.”—The Washington publish booklet World
“Among sleek epic spinners, Auel has few friends. . . . She deftly creates an entire global, giving a feeling of the origins of sophistication, ethnic, and cultural variations that alternately divide and fascinate us today.”—Kirkus experiences (starred review)
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Ayla clutched it and rolled over simply because the offended lynx with fangs bared pounced back. Swinging wildly, with all of the energy worry poured into her, she struck a superior blow, knocking his head apart. The shocked lynx rolled over, crouched for a second shaking his head, then moved silently into the wooded area. He’d had sufficient hurting blows to his head. Ayla was once shaking as she sat up, respiring tough. Her knees felt like water whilst she went to retrieve her sling and she or he needed to take a seat back. Zoug had by no means imagined that any one may try to hunt a perilous predator with only a sling, without different hunter or perhaps one other weapon as backup. yet Ayla rarely overlooked her pursuits anymore, she had develop into too certain of her ability, she didn’t take into consideration what could take place if she overlooked. She was once in this type of kingdom of concern as she walked again to the cave, she virtually forgot to get her accumulating basket from where she had hidden it sooner than finding out to trace the fox. “Ayla! What occurred to you? You’re all muddy! ” Iza motioned whilst she observed her. The girl’s face was once ashen, anything should have scared her. Ayla didn’t solution, she simply shook her head and went into the cave. Iza knew there has been anything the lady didn’t are looking to inform her. She considered urgent her extra, then replaced her brain, hoping the kid might inform her voluntarily. And Iza wasn’t so certain she desired to recognize. It stricken the girl while Ayla went off through herself, yet anyone had to assemble her medicinal vegetation; they have been beneficial. She couldn’t pass, Uba used to be too younger, and not one of the different girls knew what to appear for or had any inclination to profit. She needed to allow Ayla move, but when the woman advised her of a few scary incident, it should fear her the entire extra. She simply wanted Ayla wouldn’t remain out goodbye. Ayla used to be subdued that night and went to mattress early, yet she couldn’t sleep. She lay wakeful considering the incident with the lynx, and in her mind's eye it turned much more scary. It was once early morning ahead of she ultimately dozed off. She awakened screaming! “Ayla! Ayla! ” She heard Iza name her identify because the lady shook her lightly to deliver her again to truth. “What’s mistaken? ” “I dreamed i used to be in a bit cave and a cave lion was once after me. I’m alright now, Iza. ” “You haven’t had undesirable goals for a very long time, Ayla. Why in the event you have them now? Did whatever frighten you at the present time? ” Ayla nodded and bowed her head yet didn’t clarify. The darkish of the cave lit simply through the dim glow of purple coals concealed her accountable expression. She hadn’t felt accountable approximately searching considering she chanced on the signal from her totem. Now, she puzzled if it particularly used to be an indication. probably she simply idea it used to be. possibly she wasn’t presupposed to hunt finally. particularly such harmful animals. What ever made her imagine a lady can be attempting to hunt lynxes? “I by no means have cherished the belief of your going out by myself, Ayla. You’re constantly long gone goodbye. i do know you're keen on to get off on your own occasionally, however it concerns me. It’s no longer traditional for ladies to need to be on my own rather a lot. The wooded area should be harmful.