The Clan of the Cave Bear
by Jean M. Auel
Paperback- $13.88

This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Through Jean M. Auel’s ...

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  "Read this many years ago . . ." by kj1948 (see profile) 04/14/08

 
  "While I enjoyed it, the group was very divided - you either love or hate it." by danicaart (see profile) 08/22/08

 
  "A real bore and a waste of your time." by ElizabethCornell (see profile) 08/22/08

This book bored me to tears - read it 20 years ago as it was a gift. An absolute waste of time - tried to finish it as every book should be given a real chance to set itself onfire - but well after at least 100 pages, I pitched it.

Too many good books to read and not enough precious moments to read them in!

 
  "Good prehistoric read" by Kathy E. (see profile) 12/11/09

There is a lot of good descriptions. The story flew well and full of life. It's about this little girl (Ayla) who is left orphaned and alone during prehistoric times, then picked up and raised by Neanderthals. The rituals that the people preformed to claim their property, saftety during a hunt and rites of passage where faboulously written. This is a great book for the imagination.

 
  "The Clan Of The Cave Bear" by dnelson443 (see profile) 04/10/10

I enjoyed this book.

 
  "clan of the cave bear" by maril (see profile) 04/20/10

Seemed a bit contrived at times and some parts where interesting. Interesting ideas on what might have been and what might have happened. Parts seemed unbelievable at times.

 
  "Clan of the Cave Bear" by Mehlhaff (see profile) 03/06/11

I'm not quite finished but I can't wait to see what happens with Ayla. I sometimes get mad because the women are treated very unfairly ,but have read enough of the American Indians too know it is an accurate discription of there lives. I like the adventure and the explanations of there rituals and get rivetted when the men must make life or death desisions because they base all those on the spirits and what there spirit guide The Mogur tells them is what there spirits tell them. I only have one leading guide God but it's the same idea to just have to trust they what there Mogur hears is where they should head.

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