On Sale: June 14, 2011
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Suspense | Mystery
Agatha Christie first visited Baghdad as a tourist in 1927;
many years later she would become a resident of the exotic
and then open city, and it was here, and while on
archaeological digs throughout Iraq with her husband, Sir
Max Mallowan, that Agatha Christie wrote some of her most
They Came to Baghdad is one of Agatha Christie's highly
successful forays into the spy thriller genre. In this
novel, Baghdad is the chosen location for a secret
superpower summit. But the word is out, and an underground
organisation is plotting to sabotage the talks.
Into this explosive situation stumbles Victoria Jones, a
young woman with a yearning for adventure who gets more than
she bargains for when a wounded secret agent dies in her
hotel room. Now, if only she could make sense of his final
words: 'Lucifer ... Basrah ... Lefarge ...'
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