The Tusk That Did the Damage

A tour de force set in South India that plumbs the moral complexities of the ivory trade through the eyes of a poacher, a documentary filmmaker, and, in a feat of audacious imagination, an infamous elephant known as the Gravedigger.

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“The Tusk That Did the Damage is one of the most unusual and affecting books I’ve read in a long time.

Narrated by a poacher, a filmmaker, and, most brilliantly, an elephant, this is a compulsively readable, devastating novel.” 

Jonathan Safran Foer

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