By Geoffrey Elliott
Significant Kavan Elliott, a celebrated hero dropped blind into Serbia in 1942 on a undertaking for unique Operations govt and who spent a lot of the battle in a Nazi legal camp—was he a brave daredevil or a philandering scoundrel?
Geoffrey Elliott's meticulous study led him throughout Europe, monitoring the boys who captured his father as a British secret agent in Yugoslavia, imprisoned him in Germany, and expelled him from Hungary in 1949. What Elliott discovers is a private existence nearly as complicated and colourful as his father's clandestine actions, with households, a bevy of lovely mistresses, and a enterprise lifestyles tainted via deception and foul play.
From the torture chambers of Budapest to the labeled records of the British mystery Intelligence provider, I undercover agent finds a real and excellent legacy of espionage, betrayal, and romance.
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