The Plains of Passage, Part 1 of 2 has ratings and 20 reviews. Deb said: While I did enjoy this book as a continuation of the series, and for the in. Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant. Автор: Auel Jean, Книга: The Plains of Passage, Серия: Earth Children, Жанр: история. “Ayla, I’m sure if we just rode off, he’d jump in and follow you. If we’re .

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They were his family, too. This book is a perfect example of what happens when you write a novel and don’t have a plot to fill it. When I’m very plalns, Jondalar has to be very gentle, or it paswage hurt, and giving birth is not gentle.

During this journey, Ayla meets the various peoples who live along their line of march. Finally, as long as she stayed near the musth bull, the chestnut female could rest and feed without being chased.

Ayla and Jondalar have made the decision to leave the Mamutoi and make the trip back to Jondalar’s home. The tallgrass finally began thinning out, and they moved closer to the river looking for a place to camp.

I especially loved his part in the rescue of Jondalar from the S’Armunai. They can run fast, and they might get away. I guess I should call them Clan people, but they are not the same as the ones you knew. One old man had a putrefying spear wound and died a few days later. Pplains By Jean M.

The flattened head became the flap. Women can’t lead–they would only throw men in a concentration-like camp. Auel should rather try and incorporate such information into the story, so the explanation seems relevant to the storyline, not stick it in anywhere with no relevance to the text at that point and try to ram it down our throats.

It would only cause everyone distress. She was ladling the soup into their personal bowls as Jondalar walked up from the river.

Though the repetition of information is finally getting tiresome to my high retention brain, I so thoroughly love and identify with the main character that there are times I feel that I’m reading my own biography and, no. I’ve been meaning to do this write-up since I finished the book over two weeks agobut kept putting it off. I skip the scenery-describing, which can plaisn quite lengthy, and go to the parts with people and action.


Passave they continued to watch, Ayla noticed that even when the dark red female and lighter-colored male began to feed, they stayed close together. This was my least favorite out of the series.

They eventually invited the couple to camp with them, but Jondalar aurl. When we stopped by that marsh where all the birds were nesting on the way to hunt mammoths, it was hard to believe how quick she was passqge it. I should pick some, she mused, but made no effort to do so. If I can’t have a baby yet, at least, I want to have Pleasures with him.

The laces at the bottom of her leggings were open and she was barefoot. They were, instead, a complex mosaic with a richer diversity of plants, which included many varieties of grasses and prolific herbs and shrubs. Ayla had been surreptitiously observing the camp for several days, learning their habits and even some of their words.

Whatever awaited her, whatever his people were like, she would have nothing else; only her memories… and the future. Because with as much research as Ms Auel does for pf books, she can’t remember that she’s mentioned the plaains onagers at least five times already, including the time that Ayla hunted them because she wouldn’t kill horses anymore? I almost decided not to read the rest when half way through it started to get really interesting and found I could not put it down.

Jane Burks rated it liked it Oct 25, Now that he was here, she was ready.

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If ever the apocalypse came, I would gr This one was a relief from the third book, The Mammoth Hunters which I found to be full of “Oh, come on! The woman and man could not quite bring themselves to leave immediately, though they knew it was over, and Jondalar was again beginning to feel the pressure of getting on their way. Ayla’s thoughts turned inward, and Jondalar watched a gentle smile soften her face. If I’d known I wasn’t going back, I might have taken them with me.


They were so lovely in book 2 but now Ayla and Jondalar set out on horseback across the windswept grasslands of Ice Age Europe.

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They feel like people we should know in real life – people we would WANT to know Oh, you wanted me to be a bit more specific? The long reddish strands of his full coat of hair shimmied over his whole body with the intensity and strain, though the movement was slight.

Jondalar declined the offer, because they were traveling in different directions. The mystery surrounding the woman, who speaks with a strange accent and talks to animals with their own sounds, is heightened by her uncanny control of a large, powerful wolf. Just finished this book, for the um-teenth time, and about to start page one of The Shelters of Stone. Nov 09, Peggy rated it really liked it. It was another of his little traits that had surprised her because no man of the Clan would ever dream of showing so much interest, even if he might have been curious, in anything that was in the memories of the women.

It’s very hard to resist them. Included in the several hundred pounds of roughage consumed every day, which they passed through their bodies within twelve hours, was a small, though necessary, addition of succulent, broad-leaved, more nutritious plants, or occasionally a few choice leaves of willow, birch, or alder trees, higher in food value than the coarse tallgrass and sedge, but toxic to mammoths in large quantities.

The best parts are when they interact with other bands of people along the way. Only her calf stayed nearby. Up until this particular book I would give all of the books 4.