The fourth novel in Jean M. Auel's magnificent of life on the glacial continent of the last Ice Age, when two kinds of human beings, Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon, shared the earth. Ayla the orphan and Jondalar the traveller leave the safety of the land of the mammoth hunters by the Sea and embark on a seemingly impossible journey across the whole of a continent. Their goal is the Cro-Magnon settlement in what is now southern France from which Jondalar set out years before as a young man. Accompanied by the half-tame Wolf, the superb stallion Racer and the mare Whinney, they brave both savage
enemies and the elemental dangers of weather and terrain in their search for the place that will become Home. The Plains of Passage is the fourth volume in the phenomenally successful Earth's Children series. The others are The Clan of the Cave Bear, The Valley of Horses and The Mammoth Hunters, all available in Coronet. Look out for the stunning new fifth volume, The Shelters of Stone, coming soon from Hodder & Stoughton.