Jean M. Auel
American novelist of Finnish descent
Jean Marie Auel (born February 18, 1936) is an American writer who wrote the Earth's Children books, a series of novels set in prehistoric Europe that explores human activities during this time, and touches on the interactions of Cro-Magnon people with Neanderthals.
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Earth's Children seriesEdit
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1980)Edit
- Suddenly, from another direction came the thwack, thwack of two stones fired in quick succession. They landed squarely on the [hyena]'s head and [it] dropped in its tracks.
- Ch. 14
- "With a spear, you only need a strong arm," Brun said.
"And strong legs and heart, and good lungs, and a great deal of courage," Zoug replied.
- Ch. 15
- "There are forces stronger than any magic, but it worked for many years. No one understands spirits completely, not even Mog-ur."
- Ch. 18