Tony Reeves: The Real George Freeman

A shadowy figure to the end

Tim Brewer

 

The Real George Freeman
by Tony Reeves
Penguin, $29.95 pb, 251 pp, 9781921518720

 

The Sydney crime scene of the 1970s and 1980s – made famous by television’s Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities – is a familiar and popular subject, so it was ambitious on Tony Reeves’s part to set out to offer The Real George Freeman. Ultimately, he fails to do so.

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Published in September 2011 no. 334

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