Title: They Came To Baghdad
Author: Agatha Christie
Format: hardcover, bind-up
Length: 280 pages
Rating: 3.5 stars
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 wounded spy dies in her hotel room.
The only man who can save the summit is dead. Can Victoria make sense of his dying words: Lucifer… Basrah… Lefarge.…
Favourite character: Victoria
Least favourite character: N/A
I was super confused through parts of this, as it is very political and I know zilch about politics. Other than that it was a good book. Maybe not one of Agatha Christie's best, but it's a good mystery, even though the murder doesn't take place until halfway through the book.