The Valley of Horses (Earth's Children, Book 2)

The Valley of Horses (Earth's Children, Book 2)

Jean M. Auel


This unforgettable odyssey into the far-off previous consists of us again to the striking mysteries of the unique, primeval international of The extended family of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown right into a appealing and brave younger lady.

Cruelly forged out by means of the recent chief of the traditional extended family that followed her as a baby, Ayla leaves these she loves in the back of and travels by myself via a stark, open land jam-packed with risky animals yet few humans, trying to find the Others, tall and reasonable like herself. the fast summer time provides her little time to seem, and whilst she unearths a sheltered valley with a herd of hardy steppe horses, she makes a decision to stick and get ready for the lengthy glacial iciness forward. dwelling with the extended family has taught Ayla many abilities yet now not genuine searching. She ultimately understands she will be able to continue to exist whilst she traps a horse, which supplies her meat and a hot pelt for the iciness, yet destiny has bestowed a better reward, an orphaned foal with whom she develops a special kinship.

One iciness extends to extra; she discovers a fashion to make fireplace extra fast and a wounded cave lion cub joins her strange relations, yet her cherished animals don’t satisfy her stressed want for human companionship. Then she hears the sound of a guy screaming in soreness. She saves tall, good-looking Jondalar, who brings her a language to talk and an awakening of affection and wish, yet Ayla is torn among her worry of leaving her valley and her desire of residing along with her personal sort.

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