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The Shelters of Stone

Mar 17, Sarah rated it it was amazing. For the Zelandonii to accept Ayla they must first overcome their prejudice against the Neanderthals. It uplifted me a lot. The story mostly just chugged along with the occasional scene that delighted like the first three books, filled in with rather mundane events, some sex scenes and flashbacks shelteds things that happened in earlier books.

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Jondalar’s first romantic interest has now become the First among the spiritual leaders. I think that that is part of what Ayla faces.

Of course, there are a few flies in the ointm This book took me longer to read that the previous four tsone – not because it wasn’t interesting to read. As always, Auel has meticulously researched her prehistoric subject and this sotne offering is a triumphant continuation of the saga. The tone of this book felt instantly very different to the previous books after just the first pages. No one must be allowed to rival perfect Ayla, so, guess what, Jondalar finds when he arrives that in his absence Zolena has become extremely fat, so she cannot possibly be any kind of challenger to Ayla for Jondalar’s affection.


Jul 01, Pages Buy. You coulda fooled me! Concepts are pf excepted, with no further explanation. The Shelters of Stone is the fifth book in the Earth’s Children series.

I stne ready for the next adventure! It’s a great story about a heroine trying to do what’s right while still fitting in with new people in new situations.

Just be ready to do some page-flipping. It is but it’s much more exciting than I thought. Who’s really in charge of what we do: Some even oppose her mating with Jondalar, and make their displeasure known.

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Earth’s Children 6 books. In our society though, we are more like everyone else. Two of their number, Echozar and Or, are of partial Neanderthal ancestry and are ashamed of it. This book just annoyed me greatly. Here at last, beautiful Ayla and her tall, gorgeous Cro-Magnon lover, Jondalar, arrive in Jondalar’s Zelandonii homeland, to live with his clan in vast caves of what today is France.

This thing is seven pages long and is repeated about five times throughout the book another handy page fillersometimes broken up by the thoughts of Ayla about a particular verse, just to spell out to the readers aule case we’re too thick to get the blindingly obvious parallels Auel is trying to draw between Ayla and the earth mother goddess.

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The Plains of Passage. Yet not all are happy he’s return especially bringing a foreign woman, along with her strange horses, and even stranger ways The same sex scenes have been described repeatedly in the last four books and every time one came up it disturbed me and grossed me out.

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At one point, Ayla persuades the native mothers to nurse a neglected infant, on the pretext that even a “flathead” would have done so in their place. She should trust her readers to be at least half as smart at Ayla.

On a lonely moor in the northeast of England, the body of a young woman is discovered near the site of a vanished church. I loved Clan of the Cave Bear with every fiber of my being. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ayla and Jondalar have silly scenes in and out of the sack, but they take up little page time. stonee

While I agree with some criticisms, they don’t spoil the book in my opinion. Extraordinarily large and competent penis.

All he wants is for Ayla to remain flat on her back so he could pound into her all day with his massive dong. It couldn;t have been simply compulsion to finish.