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The Clan of the Cave Bear

I found the biology of the characters to be unique, a facet lost in the film version with Daryl Hannah, 25 years old and 5’10”, cast in the role of Ayla. I don’t like Neanderthals. Rankdarbii to Read saving…. Quotes from The Clan of the C She was more man than you are. Perhaps it is that Anthropology degree that has rendered the book unreadable for me 25 knyya later.

In this primitive society, sex was as natural and unrestrained as sleeping or eating. Whatever the hell that is. Vilnius Academy of Arts, Telshiai faculty, Professor. The shaking soil and rumbling sounds frightened the girl, all her relatives, inside a lean-to hut, disappeared beneath the earth, as if a giant beast swallowed them, never to be seen again.

She had no other standard of measure. The rest remain interesting if you can deal with the const The thing that strikes me most about her work is that every time there’s a new discovery about how paleolithic people lived, it goes along with her stories. Communicating with sign language and grunts as much as words, Brun ignores Ayla “Not clan” but his medicine woman, a 30 year old senior citizen named Iza, takes pity on the girl and brings her back from the dead.

Just as ludicrous were Auel’s assertions that the Clan people are capable of speech but not laughter fossil evidence suggests that Neandertals did had the capacity for vocal communication, and if they can speak, there’s no reason why they should be unable to laughand incapable of crying.


View all 4 comments. Having been attacked and dudzioji killed by a cave lion and suffering from starvation, exhaustion, and infection of her wounds, she collapses, on the verge of death. Perhaps this is the idea, to set a more sinister tone for the rest of the novel.

I wonder why no one else likes to swim? View all 3 comments.

Obviously, my own reaction falls at the favorable end of the spectrum. I’m using some hand signals right now, Ms. This book was powerful for me. I thought he was sweet and kind, a good father-figure for Rqnkdarbiu, and I loved the comparisons between him rakdarbiu Ayla and between him and Ayla’s son, Dirk.

Aug 16, Holmes! In any case, the hunter-gatherer environment was indeed richly created, and I loved the descriptions, especially Ayla’s secret clearing.

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And Ooba became such a sweet, loving sister to Ayla. You still have to get books from the library, bookstore, Amazon, etc. It is a heart-wrenching story of survival of the fittest in one of the most cruel societies I have encountered until now. Everybody feeling good now? Can you see them? Still, perhaps if writing action is not her forte, Auel’s decision to avoid it could have been a wise one.

To them, blond, blue-eyed Ayla looks peculiar and ugly–she is one of the Others, those who have moved into their ancient homeland; but Iza cannot leave the girl to die and takes her with them.

It is astonishingly brutal in the didzoiji of both human endurance and cruelty. View all 67 comments. At first, the others in the Clan are afraid of her blue eyes and the water she produces when she’s sad, but as the time and later the years go by she becomes integrated into their small community.

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When did you see her go into the cave? I can’t say Auel hooked me into reading the sequels, but for a debut novel, this is a good one. Plus, his stories would be amazing. Does she find a mate?


I loved how she learned to hunt with a sling, and I liked how she became a good medicine woman, how she would drop everything to try to save someone’s life. I think I do prefer the Adam and Eve theory; they’re like the Barbie and Ken of the ancient world, and I bet they had sex in a proper hotel. How old should you be to read this book? But when Auel gives the voice to Ayla, her stream of conscience is even worse than the droning of the main narrator.

First and foremost, she has a capacity to create fully alive, three-dimensional characters whom the reader can relate to positively or negatively just like real people –Iza, Creb, Brun, Broud, even several of the minor characters; and above all Ayla herself, as we watch her grow from a scared, traumatized child into a strong, highly competent and intelligent woman.

She received honorary degrees from her alma mater, as well as the University of Maine and the Mount Vernon College for Women. A natur This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love.

Over the course of the series she invents or discovers view spoiler [the spear thrower, bask Where do I even start? But you may feel the need at times to alternately roll your eyes, hurl the book across the room, or punch something.

The character dramas are very well done, and the lack of action does allow more time to appreciate the wondrous natural environment in which Ayla moves, although I still maintain that the best novels contain a little of everything. However, she is not perfect, and in addition she is so unfairly persecuted by Broud that she does earn your sympathy.

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