The Clan of the Cave Bear

What is the author's style in The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel?

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The Clan of the Cave Bear uses a third-person, omniscient narrator to explain Ay la's difficulties in assimilating into her adopted culture. The readers know exactly what is going to happen before the characters do. Because Broud's jealous feelings and Ay la's bewildered compliance are clearly drawn by the narrator, Ay la's exile from the Clan is inevitable from the moment she received her totem and stole Broud's thunder