They Came to Baghdad
Publish date: July 18th 2005
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
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I actually finished this a few days ago, but haven't yet reviewed it because I somehow managed to schedule the buddy read during my trip to Disneyland. I don't know what I was thinking. Anyway, I went into this book prepared for a repeat of my Passenger to Frankfurt experience. Imagine my surprise...
I have about 10 books left to read of Dame Agatha's canon of fictional work, and I must admit that this was one of the ones I was not looking forward to. Knowing from previous experience that Christie did not excel totally sucked at writing international espionage thrillers, and still suffering f...
Baghdad is holding a secret superpower summit, but the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks.Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a young woman with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wounde...
This was a surprise. I'm certainly a long way from having read the entire Christie canon, but I've read enough to expect a certain...atmosphere in her books. They Came to Baghdad certainly defied those expectations. Exuberant is the only word that comes to mind. Unfortunately the plot is ludicr...