George Morgan

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 99% (78 of 79)
Location: Bangkok
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 591,829 - Total Helpful Votes: 78 of 79
A Life In Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents&hellip by Sarah Helm
78 of 79 people found the following review helpful
My grandfather was Bill Rogers, described in the book as the doyen of the expatriate British community in Bucharest, and I knew Vera very well for 40 years up until her death. I found the book fascinating, particularly on Vera's early life which had been a bit of a mystery to me, but I had to take a lot with a pinch of salt. I tend to agree with reviewer S. Ricks that the author was excessively harsh on Vera and judged her out of context. The Vera I knew had a mind like a steel trap that could pick up any inconsistencies immediately and woe betide anyone who tried to get the better of her. However, she was also an extremely warm and loyal person, as well as vulnerable in certain ways,… Read more