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Agatha Christie
They Came to Baghdad

To all my friends in Baghdad

First Published

Collins, London, Mar. 1951
John Bull, Jan.13-Mar.3 1951
Dodd Mead, New York, 1951


(from HarperCollins "The Agatha Christie Collection" cover)

Baghdad is the chosen location for a secret superpower summit. Unfortunately the word is out, and an underground organisation in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks.

Into this explosive situation skips Victoria Jones, a girl With a yearning for adventure who gets more than bargains for when a wounded agent dies in her hotel room. Now, if only she could make sense of his final words '...Lucifer...Bashrah...Lefarge...'


Richard Baker, Mr. Bolford, Dr. Alan Breck, Mrs. Cardew Trench, Henry Carmichael, Sir Rupert Crofton Lee, Captain Crosbie, Mr. Dakin, Edward Goring, Mrs. Hamilton Clipp, George Hamilton Clipp, Victoria Jones, Dr. John Pauncefoot Jones, Otto Morgenthal, Dr. Rathbone, Anna Scheele, Catherine Serakis, Lionel Shrivenham, Marcus Tio, Sheik Hussein El Ziyara

Movie & TV

They Came to Baghdad, 1590 (USA)
Studio One
cast June Dayton, Bramwell Fletcher, Richard Kiley


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