The Clan of the Cave Bear

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Hodder & Stoughton, Dec 21, 2010 - Fiction - 592 pages
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Leave 21st century London and go back to Ice Age Europe. Follow Ayla, a Cro-Magnon child who loses her parents in an earthquake and is adopted by a tribe of Neanderthal, the Clan. See how the Clan's wary suspicion is gradually transformed into acceptance of this girl, so different from them, under the guidance of its medicine woman Iza and its wise holy man Creb. Immerse yourself in a world dictated by the demands of survival in a hostile environment, and be swept away in an epic tale of love, identity and struggle.

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Jean M. Auel definitely did her research! - Goodreads
I love her imaginative writing. - Goodreads
Well connected plot line. - Goodreads
Textbook writing does not enchant me like fiction can. - Goodreads
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User Review  - NCRainstorm - LibraryThing

Clan of the Cave Bear is the first book in Jean M. Auel's Earth Children Series. It was first published in 1980. I read this book sometime in the 1990s and remember liking it a lot. I didn't get the ... Read full review

Review: The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children #1)

User Review  - Erinn - Goodreads

Mrs. Auel definitely does her research and draws you in with a great story line that captures your mind with the historical aspect as well as the romance of it all. I love her imaginative writing. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Jean M. Auel is one of the world's most esteemed and beloved authors. Her extensive factual research has earned her the respect of renowned scientists, archaeologists and anthropologists around the globe, culminating in her being made an Officer of the Order of Arts & Letters by the French Minister of Culture and Communication in 2008.

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