A shadowy figure to the end
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.