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The Somerton Man Case. The body of a man found on an Australian beach close to a major Atomic Testing ground, he was probably poisoned, a copy of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and an unbroken Code page found and associated to him. Set against a Cold War background in 1948, was this man a spy? We think so and this blog focuses on the evidence that was left behind and in some cases missed, the Code page, Dry Cleaning numbers, A Poem and a small, torn piece of paper bearing the words TAMAM SHUD.

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

SOMERTON MAN: THE STORY OF RED


PUTTING THE JELLYFISH 

BEFORE DESCARTE


For those who enjoy the stories of the Bohemian set in Sydney, a book, 15 years in the writing was launched on November 2nd in Melbourne.

A story of two political idealist families, the book is a mine of information about the years between the wars with the use of ASIO files, talk of spies, Pakies and what book about idealists would be complete without Bob Wake?

My copy's been ordered and delighted to see that 'Clive Knows Best' :)

Read on here...

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