The Valley of Horses : Earth's Children

  • by Jean M. Auel
  • Narrated by Rowena Cooper
  • Series: Earth's Children
  • 21 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Forced to leave the Clan and her young son, Ayla sets out alone to travel the frigid steppes until she finds the valley of horses. Unable to find people like herself, the Cro-Magnons, she settles there and seeks friendship elsewhere. First she adopts a young filly, then a wounded lion cub. But far to the west, two young Cro-Magnon brothers have begun a journey. One of them is Jondalar, whose destiny is bound inextricably with Ayla's.
Jean Auel's imaginative reconstruction of pre-historic life, rich in detail of language, culture, myth, and ritual, has become a set text in schools and colleges around the world.

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What the Critics Say

"A panorama of human culture in its infancy ... The Valley of Horses is great fun." (New York Times Book Review)
"Holds the reader in a powerful spell." (Publishers Weekly)

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Great listen

Really loved the narration of this wonderful story. The Characters were bought to life in a colourful spellbinding way. I look forward to the 'mammoth hunters'
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- claire

A great listen.. Had me hooked

I really enjoyed listening to this book. I was completely transported into the prehistoric world and the characters journey. Very well narrated. I Can't wait to move on to the next book in the series.
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- Naomi

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-06-2014
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton