Clan of the Cave Bear

On a whim, I had a look at Clan of the Cave Bear (Michael Chapman, 1986). You can’t develop much character (or empathy or indeed interest) through dialogue when each utterance is typically two syllables long. I haven’t read any of Jean M. Auel’s books, but they must be pretty short.


Daryl Hannah has long legs. I learnt that.

A young Cro-Magnon woman is raised by Neanderthals.

Clan of the Cave Bear (Michael Chapman, 1986)


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