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Agatha Christie
Passenger to Frankfurt

To Margaret Guillaume

First Published

Collins, London, Sep. 1970
Dodd Mead, New York, 1970


(from HarperCollins "The Agatha Christie Collection" cover)

When a bored diplomat is approached in a black airport by a woman whose life is in danger, his interest is aroused. In a moment of weakness, he agrees to lend her his passport and boarding ticket.

Suddenly, Stafford Nye's own life is on the line. For he has unwittingly entered a web of international intrigue, from which the only escape is to outwit the Countess von Waldsausen - a power-crazed spider, hell-bent on world domination.


BOOK 1: Interrupted Journey
1. Passenger to Frankfurt
2. London
3. The Man from the Cleaners
4. Dinner with Eric
5. Wagnerian Motif
6. Portrait of a Lady
7. Advice from Great-Aunt Matilda
8. An Embassy Dinner
9. The House near Godalming
BOOK 2: Journey to Siegfried
10. The Woman in the Schloss
11. The Young and the Lovely
12. Court Jester
BOOK 3: At Home and Abroad
13. Conference in Paris
14. Conference in London
15. Aunt Matilda Takes a Cure
16. Pikeaway Talks
17. Herr Heinrich Spiess
18. Pikeaway's Postscript
19. Sir Stafford Nye Has Visitors
20. The Admiral Visits an Old Friend
21. Project Benvo
22. Juanita
23. Journey to Scotland


Lord Edward, Altamount, Karl Arguilerus, Cliford Bent, Admiral Philip Blunt, Lady Mathilda Checkheaton, Mildred Jean Cortman, Sam Cortman, Dr. Donaldson, Professor Eckstein, Monsieur le President Grosjean, Henry Horsham, Sir James Kleek, Cedric Lazenby, Amy Leatheran, Lisa Neumann, Sir Stafford Nye, Colonel Ephraim Pikeaway, Eric Pugh, Dr. Reichardt, Mr. Robinson, Robert Shoreham, Herr Heinrich Spiess, Signor Vitelli, the Grafin Charlotte von Waldsausen, Countess Renata Zerkowski


  1. Official Site: Passenger to Frankfurt
  2. Wikipedia: Passenger to Frankfurt
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