The Valley of Horses | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Susan Isaacs

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of The Valley of Horses.
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Critical Essay by Susan Isaacs

Mrs. Auel is craftsman enough to weave her facts into the fabric of her book ["The Valley of Horses"], providing texture as well as information. When Ayla sutures a wound, her patient is no anonymous charity case whose injured leg is just a limb on which the author hangs her research. The wounded man is significant. His appearance marks the end of Ayla's horrible loneliness; he is the first human being she has seen in years.

His name is Jondalar, and he is one of the Others, the first Cro-Magnon Ayla can remember seeing. When he lies unconscious on the floor of her cave, her concern, curiosity and enchantment are both understandable and appropriate….

[Jondalar is] 6 feet 6, with charismatic blue eyes and enough sexual finesse to make Masters and Johnson shout hosannas. And that is...

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