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Episode 3.14 // Tamám Shud: The Mysterious Somerton Man

An unidentified, well dressed man was found dead on an Australian beach in November 1948. He lay on the sand as if sleeping, with no immediate signs of struggle or foul play. Stitched into a secret pocket in his trousers was a scrap of paper torn from a book of 18th century poetry, with a confusing jumble of letters and numbers scribbled alongside. Was it a cypher for a secret code? Could the man have been a spy? Or was he merely an unfortunate, unclaimed soul? The mystery would remain for over 70 years…



Somerton Man
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