The Land of Painted Caves (Earths Children, #6)

The Land of Painted Caves (Earths Children, #6) In The land of Painted Caves, Jean M Auel brings the ice age epic Earth s Children series to an extraordinary conclusion Ayla, one of the most remarkable and beloved heroines in contemporary fiction, continues to explore the world and the people around her with curiosity, insight, and above all, courage.As the story opens, Ayla, Jondalar, and their infant daughter, Jonayla are welcomed by the Zelandonii, but problems arise They are faced with new challenges, not just the ordinary trials of sheer survival, but the complications posed by many groups of people who need to live and work together The wisdom that Ayla gained from her struggles as an orphaned child, alone in a hostile environment, strengthens her as she moves closer to leadership of the Zelandonia.Ayla and Jondalar s first priority is the care for their golden haired child, Jonayla, and the well being of their amazing animals, Wolf, Whinney, Racer, and Gray The two participate in hunts to provide food, in travels to Summer Meetings for decision making, and in social activities Whatever the obstacles, Ayla s inventive spirit produces new ways to lessen the difficulties of daily life searching for wild edibles to make delicious meals, experimenting with techniques to ease the long journeys the Zelandoni must take, honing her skills as a healer and a leader And then, there are the Sacred Caves, the caves that Ayla s mentor the Donier, the First of the Zelandonia takes her to see These caves are filled with remarkable art paintings of mammoths, lions, aurochs, rhinoceros, reindeer, bison, bear The powerful, mystical aura within these caves sometimes overwhelms Ayla.Ayla s final preparations for her initiation as a Zelandoni bring The Land of Painted Caves to a riveting climax So much time apart from Jondalar has caused him to drift away from her The rituals themselves bring her close to death But through those rituals, Ayla gains A Gift of Knowledge so important that it will change the world.Spellbinding drama, meticulous research, fascinating detail, and superb narrative skill combine to make The Land of Painted Caves a captivating, utterly believable creation of a civilization that resonates long after the reader has turned the last page, and serves as an astonishing end to this beloved saga. Free Download The Land of Painted Caves (Earths Children, #6) [ By ] Jean M. Auel [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Jean M Auel, n e Jean Marie Untinen is an American author best known for her Earth s Children books, a series of historical fiction novels set in prehistoric Europe that explores interactions of Cro Magnon people with Neanderthals As of 2010 her books have soldthan 45 million copies worldwide, in many translations Auel attended University of Portland, and earned an MBA in 1976 She receiv Jean M Auel, n e Jean Marie Untinen is an American author best known for her Earth s Children books, a series of historical fiction novels set in prehistoric Europe that explores interactions of Cro Magnon people with Neanderthals As of 2010 her books have soldthan 45 million copies worldwide, in many translations Auel attended University of Portland, and earned an MBA in 1976 She received honorary degrees from her alma mater, as well as the University of Maine and the Mount Vernon College for Women She and her husband, Ray Bernard Auel, have five children and live in Portland, Oregon

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  • Hardcover
  • 757 pages
  • The Land of Painted Caves (Earths Children, #6)
  • Jean M. Auel
  • English
  • 20 April 2018
  • 0517580519

10 thoughts on “The Land of Painted Caves (Earths Children, #6)

  1. says:

    Excuse me, I have some paint I need to watch dryAyla trains to be a Zelandani Ayla goes to many caves Ayla unveils the Big Secret that readers have known about since Book 1 The End Spoilers Abound Like Mad Ye Have Been Warned My God If I thought the last book was fan fiction, I have no idea what to call this piece of sh t Boring , disappointing , stupid , mindless waste of time and paper , and underwhelming all come to mind But no words can describe how absolutely horrib Excuse me, I have some paint I need to watch dryAyla trains to be a Zelandani Ayla goes to many caves Ayla unveils the Big Secret that readers have known about since Book 1 The End Spoilers Abound Like Mad Ye Have Been Warned My God If I thought the last book was fan fiction, I have no idea what to call this piece of sh t Boring , disappointing , stupid , mindless waste of time and paper , and underwhelming all come to mind But no words can describ...

  2. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I won t go too much into detail as other reviewers have exhaustively explained why this book sucks donkey arse, but essentially 1 Auel likes to repeat things A lot What I meant to say is that Auel likes to repeat things A lot.2 Auel really digs caves No, really Ayla spends 2 3 of the book shuffling through caves, peeing in caves, knocking the ash off her torch in caves, and scrutinizing all of the art in caves What a cavewoman snicker 3 Ayla and Jondalar s interactions consist of, Wh I won t go too much into detail as other reviewers have exhaustively explained why this book sucks donkey arse, but essentially 1 Auel likes to repeat things A lot What I meant to say is that Auel likes to repeat things A lot.2 Auel really digs caves No, really Ayla spends 2 3 of the book shuffling through caves, peeing in caves, knocking the ash off her torch in caves, and scrutinizing all of the art in caves What a cavewoman snicker 3 Ayla and Jondalar s interactions consist of, Why don t you take Jonayla for a while, Jondalar I need to go and do something esoteric with Zelandoni that involves lots of celibacy 4 Jondalar Okay 5 Jondalar thinks about this for a while, and says to himself, Not okay It turns out he has spent most of the book bonking the shit out of Marona, though in secret, except since it is a small cave in which they live god, we can t get away from the fucking caves h...

  3. says:

    I just read the interview with Jane Auel that came out before the book was published It was a LOTinteresting than the book was While reading LOPC, I kept finding myself saying AGAIN Wolf helps to find Jondular AGAIN You re repeating the Mother s Song AGAIN You re talking about cattails AGAIN Someone is jealousAGAIN It seemed to me that Jondular and Ayla still hadn t gotten past the problems that they had in MH They haven t grown as characters at all It would have I just read the interview with Jane Auel that came out before the book was published It was a LOTinteresting than the book was While reading LOPC, I kept finding myself saying AGAIN Wolf helps to find Jondular AGAIN You re repeating the Mother s Song AGAIN You re talking about cattails AGAIN Someone is jealousAGAIN It seemed to me that Jondular and Ayla still hadn t gotten past the problems that they had in MH They haven t grown as characters at all It would have been farinteresting if there would have been a few scenes with Marona sorry if I spelled it wrong and WHY and HOW he decided to relieve his needs with her I also didn t quite u...

  4. says:

    The Clan of the Cave Bear was a masterful character driven drama, if slightly plodding, an intensive study of both the nature of characters and relationships The protagonist, Ayla, was a flawed and vulnerable girl possessed of genuinely admirable determination, existing in a very dangerous, brutal and unfair world which caused her to suffer real hardships and even be threatened with death onthan one occas...

  5. says:

    I can save you the trouble of attempting to plough through Ms Auel s Potteresque doorstop in a few easy sentences view spoiler 1 Ayla, who has become increasingly superpowered with each book, is described in the first chapter as having been born with heightened acuity in all her senses, but not realising just how unique she is Why didn t we know about this before And what about the detailed descriptions in Clan of the Cave Bear of how Ayla had to work hard to learn all these skills because I can save you the trouble of attempting to plough through Ms Auel s Potteresque doorstop in a few easy sentences view spoiler 1 Ayla, who has become increasingly superpowered with each book, is described in the first chapter as having been born with heightened acuity in all her senses, but not realising just how unique she is Why didn t we know about this before And what about the detailed descriptions in Clan of the Cave Bear of how Ayla had to work hard to learn all these skills because she didn t have inborn knowledge Wouldn t her years of hunting practise heighten her acuity Is Auel just making up things as she nah, couldn t be.2 Ayla continues to work as a healer, and takes Zelandoni lessons.3 Note to Auel When you are writing the verses to...

  6. says:

    All right, that s finally done Nothing like making a stomach bug feel worse by reading a very disappointing book.First off, I will say that I do admire Ms Auel for a couple of things 1 She researched this like no one else The depth and breadth of her experiences while writing all this are absolutely commendable Above and beyond Very few people get interested in something and go that far into learning about it And 2 She has always said in the few interviews I can find that she wrote th All right, that s finally done Nothing like making a stomach bug feel worse by reading a very disappointing book.First off, I will say that I do admire Ms Auel for a couple of things 1 She researched this like no one else The depth and breadth of her experiences while writing all this are absolutely commendable Above and beyond Very few people get interested in something and go that far into learning about it And 2 She has always said in the few interviews I can find that she wrote this whole thing for herself Few writers can say that and mean it and I hope she is satisfied with what she produced Ultimately, all writers know that that is what really matters I d like to thank her for introducing me to this fascinating world.That said, here I go Spoilers very much follow The first 2 parts of this book are just an agonizing repeated ad nauseum rehashing of incident...

  7. says:

    Big thanks to all the Good Reads andreviewers who have already given this one a big THUMBS DOWN You ve given me permission to stop wasting my time hoping it will get better I m always afraid of being the one to burst everyone s expectation bubble without putting in a fair effort No problem with that here As of this writing, there are 398 ratings on Good Reads, and the average rating for all editions is 2.80 As I scroll through the first dozen reviews, ALL of them are one or two star Big thanks to all the Good Reads andreviewers who have already given this one a big THUMBS DOWN You ve given me permission to stop wasting my time hoping it will get better I m always afraid of being the one to burst everyone s expectat...

  8. says:

    I loved these books as a kid It s been a looong time since I read one, though Now I m 40% of the way through this one, complete with Part One If you ve read her previous books, you could probably skip part one and just go straight to Part Two unless you wanted to read and reread and reread all the major points of the previous books just for fun Key points you will enjoy being beaten over the head with 1 Ayla has an accent Everyone notices Sometimesthan once 2 Wolves, they are I loved these books as a kid It s been a looong time since I read one, though Now I m 40% of the way through this one, complete with Part One If you ve read her previ...

  9. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Tedious and repetitive Since I don t want to spend any time than I have already and I m too lazy to put in all the right HTML need for the visuals here at GR, you can read the full review here, TO IPHONE USERS This review and many of the comments have spoilers marked with the spoiler tag Apparently the tags do not work with Iphones Enter this review and read the comments at your own peril view spoiler Loooooooool at Jondalar when the lig Tedious and repetitive Since I don t want to spend any time than I have already and I m too lazy to put in all the right HTML need for the visuals here at GR, you can read the full review here, TO IPHONE USERS This review and many of the comments have spoilers marked with the spoiler tag Apparently the tags do not work with Iphones Enter this review and read the comments at your own peril view spoiler Loooooooool at Jondalar when the lightbulb goes o...

  10. says:

    I know, I knowthis series went crashingly downhill after Clan of the Cave Bear, but I still want to find out how the saga ends.Andnow I m done Bleah Talk about going out with a whimper Even though it got to be a little ridiculous about how Ayla invented everything from needles to helicopters heh , it was at least interesting to me to read how those things might have been created This book didn t have any of that Lots of...

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