Ambelin Kwaymullina

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Ambelin Kwaymullina loves reading sci-fi/fantasy books, and has wanted to write a novel since she was six years old. She comes from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. When not writing or reading she teaches law, illustrates picture books, and hangs out with her dogs.


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The Interrogation of Ashala...

3.82 avg rating — 1,910 ratings — published 2012 — 13 editions
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The Things She's Seen

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The Disappearance of Ember ...

4.12 avg rating — 455 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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The Foretelling of Georgie ...

4.22 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The Lost Girl

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The Two-Hearted Numbat

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Crow and the Waterhole

4.41 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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How Frogmouth Found Her Home

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Caterpillar and Butterfly

3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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The Book That Made Me

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“I walk among my enemies. But I carry my friends with me.”
Ambelin Kwaymullina, The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

“You can't transform a society for the better with violence, Ashala. Only with ideas.”
Ambelin Kwaymullina, The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

“Death is a great transformation. But it is not an end.”
Ambelin Kwaymullina, The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf
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“I walk among my enemies. But I carry my friends with me.”
Ambelin Kwaymullina, The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

“I bared my teeth at him. “There will come a day when a thousand Illegals descend on your detention centres. Boomers will breach the walls. Skychangers will send lightning to strike you all down from above, and Rumblers will open the earth to swallow you up from below. There will be nowhere to hide, nowhere to run, and no way to stop them from freeing every single Illegal in this centre. And when that day comes, Justin Connor, think of me.”
Ambelin Kwaymullina, The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

“You can't transform a society for the better with violence, Ashala. Only with ideas.”
Ambelin Kwaymullina, The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

“Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.”
Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign

“Success and failure are two edges of the same blade, two sides of the same coin. To fear one is to forever deny the possibility of the other.”
Michelle Sagara West, Cast in Courtlight

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