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Richard Crompton
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Richard Crompton

Richard Crompton Biography

Richard Crompton has lived and worked in East Africa since 2005. He has worked as a producer and journalist for the BBC and other international broadcasters.

In 2010 Richard won the Daily Telegraph ghost story competition. In 2013, his first novel was published as The Honey Guide in UK/Commonwealth and Hour of the Red God in US/Canada.

He lives in Nairobi with his wife and young family.

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