Author of Dhanmondi Road Featured Online in a Local Newspaper
The author of a contemporary fiction novel Dhanmondi Road, R. H. Young, was featured recently online in a local newspaper of his hometown in East Sussex. The paper praised the writing prose and the story of the author and declared it a must-read for their audience.
Dhanmondi Road is an area of Dhaka in Bangladesh which is the principal setting for this novel. The year was 1973 and Bangladesh’s war of independence was over. A young Australian by the name of Gareth McKinley arrives in the country to work on a project set up for destitute children. He quickly learns that living and working in a post-war environment can be dangerous.
The novel is based on human trafficking gangs involving trafficking and smuggling young children to use or exploit them through slave labour or sexual abuse.
R H Young is an Australian born author who has lived in the UK since the 1990s. Retired now, 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 personal experience while living and working in Bangladesh in the 1970s.