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Daughter Of Red Deer Mass Market Paperback – Nov 17 1992


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  • Mass Market Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Onyx (MM); Reprint edition (Nov. 17 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451403347
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451403346
  • Product Dimensions: 17.5 x 10.9 x 3.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 308 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #991,513 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Mass Market Paperback
I read this book at first with a bit of apprehension, would it turn into a "men are evil and women are sinless" kind of a story?
I am happy to say it did not. It is a fresh story of love and partnership set in ancient France 14,000 years ago. Alin and Mar learn to see eye to eye in their two seperate views of life. A good yarn followed by the just as good "The Horsemasters", which is set several years later.(the young girl Fali is now the Old One)
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By A Customer on July 8 2001
Format: Mass Market Paperback
An enchanting tale about life in prehistoric France. How tribes interacted and customs change. A love story with a great ending. I enjoyed this book more than Jean Auel's books. Quicker paced, harder to put down.
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I read this book in my late teens and found it to be completly spell-binding. My first book that actully held me with pleasure for reading! Note; i do not believe that this book is sutiable for people under 16 years of age. But for us adults, it is wonderfull!
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
A pre-historic love story Feb. 1 2002
By Heather H. - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I read this book at first with a bit of apprehension, would it turn into a "men are evil and women are sinless" kind of a story?
I am happy to say it did not. It is a fresh story of love and partnership set in ancient France 14,000 years ago. Alin and Mar learn to see eye to eye in their two seperate views of life. A good yarn followed by the just as good "The Horsemasters", which is set several years later.(the young girl Fali is now the Old One)
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Prehistoric Romance July 8 2001
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
An enchanting tale about life in prehistoric France. How tribes interacted and customs change. A love story with a great ending. I enjoyed this book more than Jean Auel's books. Quicker paced, harder to put down.
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
The greatest book for historical fiction lovers. April 13 2000
By Laura hunsucker - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I read this book in my late teens and found it to be completly spell-binding. My first book that actully held me with pleasure for reading! Note; i do not believe that this book is sutiable for people under 16 years of age. But for us adults, it is wonderfull!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Predictable June 16 2013
By A. Portsmouth - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
This book was recommended to me from a friend who has teenage daughters. I should've know better; if the daughters liked the book, it was going to be a little cheesy.

Live and learn.

It's a romance novel, plain and simple. Not my particular cup of tea, but to each their own.

I did like the fact that this story is set in the ice age in what would now be called Eastern Europe, and they hunt wooly mammoths for food. Aside from that, it's a love story with an ending that's introduced in the first chapter.
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Good prehistoric fiction Dec 4 2010
By Jessica Niebylski - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
While not nearly as detailed as Jean Auel's Earth's Children, Wolf's Daughter of the Red Deer is a solid read. The characters are well drawn and believable, the world is described enough to give you an idea, but doesn't detail every blade of grass like Auel does. Where Jean Auel's hunters have a complicated hunting ritual more like Catholic Mass with chanting and prayers, Wolf's hunters have a more interesting take with men dressing up in bison hides and being "killed" by others. Likewise, the characters have more personality and emotions and Wolf makes an attempt to keep the language simple and the thoughts "pre-modern" although she does slip a few times. Most of the supporting characters like Jes, Tane, Tor and Mada are likeable but not perfect.

There are humorous moments and a happy ending. Even the "bad guys" have a few redeeming qualities. At times the romance gets a little heavy and the main romance between Mar and Alin is quite predictable. I would have liked to see more prehistoric animals although there is a mammoth hunting scene!
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