The Mammoth Hunters | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Andrea Chambers and Dirk Matheson

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of The Mammoth Hunters.
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Critical Review by Andrea Chambers and Dirk Matheson

SOURCE: "A Mammoth First Printing Makes Jean Auel's New Epic an Instant Best Seller," in People, Vol. 24, No. 25, December 16, 1985, pp. 113-15.

In the following review, Chambers and Matheson provide biographical information on Auel and a favorable assessment of The Mammoth Hunters.

High on a cliff above the rocky Oregon coast sits a dramatic modern house, built, its owner might say, by Neanderthals. This is the abode that Portland author Jean Auel, 49, constructed with some of the proceeds from her 1980 best-seller, The Clan of the Cave Bear and its 1982 sequel, The Valley of Horses. Both are doorstop-size sagas about the slings, flings and fortunes of hotblooded cavemen. Appropriately, Auel's living room is adorned with a collection of ancient flint arrowheads, aboriginal spears and a five-by-seven-foot painting of a prehistoric horse copied from a cave...

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