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Mammoth
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The original, unforgettable and thought-provoking new novel by award-winning author Chris Flynn that will change how readers understand the world.

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Overview

Narrated by a 13,000-year-old extinct mammoth, this is the (mostly) true story of how a collection of prehistoric creatures came to be on sale at a natural history auction in New York in 2007. By tracing how and when these fossils were unearthed, Mammoth leads us on a funny and fascinating journey from the Pleistocene epoch to nineteenth-century America and beyond, revealing how ideas about science and religion have shaped our world.

With our planet on the brink of calamitous climate change, Mammoth scrutinises humanity’s role in the destruction of the natural world while also offering a message of hope.

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Book trailer: Mammoth by Chris Flynn

Mammoth on ABC The Mix

Big Mammoth Magic - Chris Flynn and Elizabeth Gilbert in conversation

Chris Flynn, author of Mammoth
Photo by Jo Duck

Chris Flynn

Chris Flynn is the author of three novels, the most recent of which, Mammoth, was shortlisted for the Indie Book Awards and Russell Prize for Humour. His work has appeared in The Age, The Australian, The Guardian, McSweeney's, The Paris Review and many other publications. He is Editor-in-Residence at Museums Victoria and the author of the HorridustheTriceratops series of picture books for children. Chris lives on Millowl (Phillip Island).