They Came to Baghdad (Paperback)
The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In her classic They Came to Baghdad, a bright, young adventure seeker in the Middle East finds more excitement than she bargained for when a wounded spy expires in her hotel room.
“Time and again Agatha Christie pulled off what many obviously greater writers labored for in vain, a work of art which is both perfectly crafted and morally satisfying.”
-A. N. Wilson
“The action is rapid....The characters are astonishingly real.”
“A very human heroine, whose powers of invention, just like those of her creator, never fail her.”
-Times Literary Supplement (London)