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User Review  - Hanneri - LibraryThing

Victoria Jones is a somewhat impulsive but sharp minded young woman. After meeting mysterious young man she decides to follow him to his new work-place, distant Baghdad. At the same time, world ... Read full review

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User Review  - lahochstetler - LibraryThing

I found this book to be different from Christie's usual fare. There's no murder mystery here. Rather, this book is about suspense and espionage. Former secretary Victoria Jones meets a man in the park ... Read full review

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User Review  - smik - LibraryThing

Originally published in 1951, THEY CAME TO BAGHDAD reflects popular concerns of the time about whether another World War was brewing. He said grumblingly, ‘All right, all right…Get back as soon as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Malin - Goodreads

In this book, we meet the adventurous Victoria Jones, a young woman with a knack for lying frequently and convincingly, who shortly after being fired from her most recent position as a mediocre ... Read full review

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User Review  - pennykaplan - LibraryThing

Read this again after many years. Enjoyed the writing and the period setting, although today it reads almost like a young adult book Read full review

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User Review  - CC Thomas - Goodreads

This was a different kind of Christie book for me. No Hercule Poirot. No Jane Marple. No Inspector Battle No Tommy and Tuppance. Instead, I was introduced to a new heroine: Victoria Jones. Victoria is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tadiana ✩ Night Owl☽ - Goodreads

I read this some time in the 1980s and remember thinking it was one of Christie's more enjoyable books. This is a reminder to myself to read it again sometime and see if I still think that's true. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Willow Mollenkopf - Goodreads

Victoria Jones meets a young man in London. They both feel an instant attraction for each other. Unfortunately they will never see each other again, because the young man, Edward, is leaving for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mwana Mali - Goodreads

I bought this book on a whim. I was looking for "And Then There Were None" but it was sadly out of stock. But not so sad... Agatha is just one of those writers who, regardless of what book you get ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julie Davis - Goodreads

Rereading this one for the umpteenth time. I've always enjoyed this stand-alone Christie adventure/thriller/mystery which is along the lines of The Man in the Brown Suit or The Secret Adversary (if ... Read full review

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