Sometimes it feels as though entire hominid species have evolved in less time than it takes to read “The Land of Painted Caves,” the sixth and. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In The Land of Painted Caves, Jean M. Auel brings her ice-age epic series, Earth’s Children®, to an extraordinary. Map of the travels of Ayla of the Mamutoi and Zelandonii in the book ‘The Land of Painted Caves’ by Jean Auel. This is the right way up to look.

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Jun 01, Dana rated it did not like it. But Only the Crappy Parts”.

I really w 1. Ayla reveals paihted this cave-dwelling society that it isn’t spirits that make babies, it’s sex. Jondalar and Ayla act like lovelorn middle schoolers.

Teh far this book is awful, the editor should be fired. Jondalar is six foot tall with blond hair, blue eyes and a big knob.

Auel published in March It could easily have been edited down to pages max. Absolutely no character development of the beloved heroine, Ayla.

The Land of Painted Caves by Jean M Auel: Bad sex award extract

Auel ‘s Earth’s Children. I lahd usually write reviews, and I don’t usually bother to star things that I hate, but this was god-awful. I guess I am a glutton for punishment.


Ayla, too, had extraordinarily sharp vision. I don’t know if it’s because I’m older now and more jaded or what, but getting through this particularly the first two-thirds was a chore. She really is a aueo woman, the Watcher thought. She and what’s-his-name have another breakup. I was saddened by the appearance of poor copy editing in this work. I want to know more of their adventures.

Before reading I wrote this: These caves are filled with remarkable art – paintings of mammoths, lions, aurochs, rhinoceros, reindeer, bison, bear. What a great character. Mar 29, Pages Buy. Noooo, she had to keep that shit as mysterious as it is to us all. The depth and breadth of her experiences while writing all this are absolutely commendable.

But after pages I really needed a reality check… I kept hauling up garbage.

Outside are people from her Cave who were worried about her absence, and it is discovered that Ayla miscarried. Lots of long descriptions of caves, like Auel couldn’t bear to leave a single one out.

Every man who paintef eyes on her fancies her.

There were many instances, but here is one sentence that stood out to me as particularly horrible: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Except the people who don’t, and they hate her, but they’re just poopieheads. The rituals themselves bring her close to death.

The Land of Painted Caves

There are only two sex scenes normally, whatever, but that is a large basis of the appeal of books or 5 of this series. Oh God, the Caveman Sex. Did I hold her pedestal up a bit high? Boy, was I dissapointed with this one. He felt her warm wetness, then pulled back and entered her welcoming depths and plunged in deeply. Enter this review and read the comments at your own peril. Whatever obstacles she faces, Ayla finds inventive ways to lessen the difficulties of daily life, searching for wild edibles to make meals and experimenting with techniques to ease the long journeys the Zelandonii must take while honing her skills as a healer and a leader.


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THAT is what she wants to end her series on??? I only wish I didn’t have to suffer through the first pages to get to it. Wolves, they are I loved these books as a kid. So perhaps this pile of shit was worth digging through just so we could hear Jondalar screaming, “He’s making my baby!