22 décembre 2016

Ernest Urdareanu - The tale of an arrivist

I tumbled into R.G. Waldeck's Athene Palace yesterday and boy, is it a trove of history, first-hand gossip and addictive scandal in fabulous detail. I was no stranger to King Carol II's disastrous ruling nor the shameless disgrace of Elena Lupescu, but the career of unscrupulous leach Ernest Urdareanu (1897-1985), the true meteoric ascendance of an eminence grise, came as a staggering revelation. Pour yourself a nice festive drink, then sit back for a story that will whisk you back to late 1930s Bucharest - another world,... [Lire la suite]
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