Katherine Rundell


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Katherine Rundell was born in 1987 and grew up in Africa and Europe. In 2008 she was elected a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Her first book, The Girl Savage, was born of her love of Zimbabwe and her own childhood there; her second, Rooftoppers, was inspired by summers working in Paris and by night-time trespassing on the rooftops of All Souls. She is currently working on her doctorate alongside an adult novel.

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Rooftoppers

4.04 avg rating — 6,869 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Wolf Wilder

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The Explorer

4.16 avg rating — 1,817 ratings — published 2017 — 11 editions
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Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms

3.99 avg rating — 1,570 ratings — published 2011 — 15 editions
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One Christmas Wish

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The Good Thieves

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“I do, I’m afraid, understand books far more readily than I understand people. Books are so easy to get along with.”
Katherine Rundell, Rooftoppers

“I think, actually, everyone starts out with some strange in them. It's just whether or not you decide to keep it.”
Katherine Rundell, Rooftoppers

“Books crowbar the world open for you.”
Katherine Rundell, Rooftoppers

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