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The Valley of Horses Audiobook

The Valley of Horses: Earth's Children, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

A timeless epic of the dawn of civilization.

In The Valley of Horses, Ayla, the unforgettable heroine of The Clan of the Cave Bear, sets out on her own odyssey of discovery away from the nurturing adoptive family and friends of the Clan. She is in search of others like herself and in search of love.

Sharing a hidden valley with a herd of steppe horses, Ayla finds a unique friendship with animals as vulnerable as herself and ingeniously discovers the complex skills needed to survive - skills no Clan member was ever able to master.

But none of her experiences prepares her for the emotional turmoil she feels when she rescues a young man - the first of the Others she has seen - from almost certain death.

Torn between her desire for human companionship and her fear of the unknown Others, she struggles against her deep attraction to the handsome Jondalar. It is Jondalar who teaches her the meaning of true friendship and love.

Listen to more in the Earth's Children series.

©2004 Jean M. Auel; (P)2004 Brilliance Audio

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    Katherine 01-03-17
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    "This book was really exciting and engaging"

    After listening to all the suffering experienced by Ayla it was really moving to have her finally find humans like her and in such an interesting, heartwarming tale, and to finally get away from all the oppression and hardship she had endured. I couldn't put this down after the first half.

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    Angie Golish Salt Lake City, UT 12-30-16
    Angie Golish Salt Lake City, UT 12-30-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Much More Smutty than Clan of the Cave Bear"

    While continuing on with this story and learning more about the people from that time period was very interesting, this one became much much more smutty. It feels much less educational than the first book in this series, and more like a romance novel-which may be what it was meant to be all along. Part of me wants to continue the story, following along with Ayla and seeing different cultures, but after checking out reviews of the upcoming books I may decide not to continue as they just seem to turn into caveman porn.

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    A. E. Murray Virginia, USA 12-21-16
    A. E. Murray Virginia, USA 12-21-16 Member Since 2013

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    "My All Time Favorite Book"

    I seriously don't remember how many times I have read and listened to this book. It is my all time favorite. And I'm glad to have it in a more portable way of listening to it than my old cassettes! LOL I LOVE Ayla's and Jondalar's stories, both individually and especially once they finally meet. And Sandra Burr does a masterful job bringing these characters to life.

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    Charles United States 12-18-16
    Charles United States 12-18-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Foreplay, foreplay, foreplay"

    Disappointing sequel. A couple chapters of new character development, a couple reminiscent of the first book's pretend inventions, then lots of teen sexual awkwardness. I ended up skipping through parts of the last chapters.

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    Amazon Customer Maryland 12-18-16
    Amazon Customer Maryland 12-18-16 Member Since 2015

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    "too much foreshadowing"

    a few too many cliches and foreshadowing for me made the story drag too much. could have done with less "romance"

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    kerry petty 12-10-16
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    "My Favorite book"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This book is unbelievable - the description of the the horses in valley, how to learn to ride them, how she learn to hunt, how she learned to live on her own awesome


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved how she healed Jondalor trying a new medical procedure while so hoping he would live


    Which scene was your favorite?

    the tug of war between Alyla and Jondular with how to meet each other differences


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Oh Lord it is too long


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    Sharell 11-29-16
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    "bad narration"

    bad voices and dry reading. the recording sounds old and distorted. Almost ruins the book

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    Leanne 11-28-16
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    "Love this book"

    This book is awesome I love the detail and how I can associate myself with Ayla. It's a great book and I love the author and the entire series.

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    Rae 10-21-16
    Rae 10-21-16 Member Since 2016

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    "My Favorite Novel"

    I always come back to this novel when I want an entertaining read about a strong female character. The audio book is just as entertaining and actually more convenient

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    heather 10-19-16
    heather 10-19-16 Member Since 2016
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    "great serious"

    it was a very interesting look at the beginning of the end of the ice age. and the difference between the 2 different types of people at the time.

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