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The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf : The Tribe : Book 1 - Ambelin Kwaymullina

The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

The Tribe : Book 1

By: Ambelin Kwaymullina

Paperback | 1 July 2012

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Will the Tribe survive the interrogation of Ashala Wolf?

"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 ... And when that day comes, Justin Connor, think of me.”

Ashala Wolf has been captured by Chief Administrator Neville Rose. A man who is intent on destroying Ashala’s Tribe – the runaway Illegals hiding in the Firstwood. Injured and vulnerable and with her Sleepwalker ability blocked, Ashala is forced to succumb to the machine that will pull secrets from her mind. And right beside her is Justin Connor, her betrayer, watching her every move.

About the Author

Ambelin Star Kwaymullina is a Palyku person whose family comes from the north-west of Western Australia. She was born in Perth in 1975 and is both a writer and illustrator. Currently she works as a Lecturer in the Law School at the University of Western Australia.
Industry Reviews
Feature on Indigenous writing and characters -- The Age * The Age *
This is a series that gets better as it goes - each idea is developed and the world-building is ON POINT. It's so nice to see Australian YA making a hit with novels like this, especially ones that connect with Indigenous heritage as well. If you want a post-apocalyptic trilogy with a unique twist unlike anything else out there, then this is for you. * Genie in a Book *
Feisty heroines looking to save the world are by no means losing their popularity, and their fans may wish to follow Ashala's adventures. * BCCB Reviews *
This is well-trod territory with familiar themes, but the author draws upon aboriginal Australian creation stories to bring much needed diversity to the genre. * Booklist *
This was nothing like The Hunger Games, but it had about it many of the qualities I loved about that series. * January Magazine *
'The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf' is a darn-good yarn. * Alpha Reader *
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf is the first is a stunning new series, The Tribe, from first time novelist Ambelin Kwaymullina. * Aussie Reviews *
Kwaymullina's debut is absolutely breath-taking! ... Fantastic characters, wonderful plot and beautifully written. Kwaymullina is a brilliant writer with a authentic and refreshingly YA voice, I can't wait to see what she has install for us next! * Badass Bookie *
Ambelin writes with a clear style and the story and tension build steadily throughout * Book Expo Australia *
I honestly don't know the words to properly describe this novel and exactly how great it is... * Book Savvy *
keeps the reader in a page-turning frenzy * Buzz Words *
The Interrogation Of Ashala Wolf can be described in one word, awesome. * Diva Book Nerd *
With strong and solid characters, a enchanting mix of the elements of nature and animals, Kwaymullina's debut novel is absolutely not to be missed! * Forget Me Not *
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf is a gripping read with little twists and turns that keep you guessing about what is coming next, and the tension and pace keeps up through the entire novel... This is one of my favourite reads for 2012 * Genre Snobs Not Allowed *
this book was as awesome as I expected it to be and then some... I adored every moment I spent in this world. * Happy Go Lucky and Lost *
This is utterly brilliant dystopian spec fic. * Heidi Reads - a Librarians Blog *
a brilliant dystopian, unlike any other I've read before. I loved it and give it 5 out of 5 stars. * Inside My Worlds *
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf grabbed me by the nose and positively yanked me in. * Lauren's Loquacious Literature *
I love this book so much! It is different to other young adult fiction that I normally read but I really enjoyed it. * Library Lover *
a heartfelt, gritty, story of survival, love and integrity with a dream-time aboriginal folk law adding another dimension. * Marianne de Pierre's Escape Club *
An enjoyable story that I'd have no hesitation in recommending to a young adult audience. * Mark Webb *
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf is a refreshing, futuristic adventure, full of twists and turns. * My Best Friends Are Books *
Kwaymullina has a unique and powerful voice, one that blends together a tense science fiction/adventure with a thoroughly envisioned world view and mythology that has echoes of Aboriginal beliefs * Random Acts of Reviewing *
Ambelin creates a gripping book, full of suspense. We can't wait for the second of The Tribe series. * Small Puddles *
a fascinating and enjoyable read, both complex and nuanced. * The Intrepid Reader *
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf is a unique Australian dystopian with a thrilling plot and a cast of realistic and loveable characters. I'd recommend this to all fans of dystopian and paranormal YA. * Vegan YA Nerds *

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