R H Young is an Australian who has lived in England since the 1990s. He lives with his partner in East Sussex. His background is in social work and university lecturing. This is his debut novel. It is based on his experience of living and working in Bangladesh in the 1970s.
The year is 1973. The Bangladesh war of independence is over but the country remains in chaos. Gareth McKinley, a young Australian, arrives in the country to work on a project set up to care for destitute children. He quickly learns that living and working in a post-war environment can be dangerous....