The prequel to what will be the publishing event of the year: the final volume of Jean M. Auel's six-book series, The Land of Painted Caves
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.
Auel does not dissapoint in this latest installment of her series... delivering an exciting, interesting and meticulously researched insight in to the beginning of the human race. - Sunshine Coast Sunday'Jean Auel has certainly left her mark in literary history with this series that continues to gather fans from all age groups.' - Armidale ExpressJean Auel's greatest achievement is to have created a plausible primeval community where men and women love and sometimes hate, and learn to survive in a harsh environment that demands rules and co-operation. - Daily ExpressMeticulously researched . . . fascinating . . . course-by-course menus for Upper Paleolithic blow-outs . . . that Joanne Harris might envy. Jean Auel is as remarkable a figure as J R R Tolkien. - Independent MagazineJean M. Auel has meticulously researched her subject and this latest book should continue the huge success of the series. - HelloAs always, Auel has meticulously researched her prehistoric subject and this latest offering is a triumphant continuation of the saga. - Irish News (Belfast)Massive in scope - Daily MirrorImpeccable research makes this much more than a fantasy reconstruction of prehistoric life. - Daily Express