You can fill an entire library with books about prehistory. And when you walk through that library, you quickly see how many different types of books there are about this fascinating period. Below you will get an impression.
Long ago, many scientists and wise men invented the most fantastic creation stories that you can hardly call scientific. All changed with the insights of Charles Darwin. Thanks to his theory of evolution, we have an idea of our own history. It is an idea that is increasingly taking shape, thanks in part to the latest DNA-technology. Not all scientific books are boring. There are entertaining personal quests, playful essays, easily accessible popular science discourses, and even comic strip adaptations.
Anyone who has read The Clan of the Cave Bear knows how compelling a good prehistory story can be. The good news is that there are many more novels exist about prehistoric times. Some of these are perhaps even better than Jean Auel's books. more realistic. More exciting. More spectacular. With prehistoric battles, cunning shamans and clever survivors.
Popular books about prehistory
Prehistoric times appeal to the imagination. The thought of an unknown world in which no one can read or write has made the imagination of many writers run wild. For example, did you know that Conan The Barbarian takes place in a completely fantasized prehistoric age? And for the The Flintstones that's no different. There are also many authors who are spiritually inspired by prehistory. This is not always scientific, but is often interesting.