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They Came to Baghdad - Mereka Datang ke Baghdad Kehidupan Kantor Tak Cocok Dengan Kehidupan Victoria Jones, Juru Ketik Steno, Yang Suka Bertingkah, Berbohong, Dan Pekerjaannya Tak Pernah Beres.Begitu Mengganggur Sekali Lagi, Ia Menangkap Kesempatan Yang Ditawarkan Padannya Untuk Terbang Ke Bagdad Victoria Ingin Melihat Dunia Dan Ingin Menyusul Seorang Pemuda Yang Tampan Menawan.Mendapat Pekerjaan Di Sebuah Organisasi Yang Misterius, Beberapa Patah Kata Yang Keluar Dari Mulut Seorang Pria Yang Sedang Sekarat, Dan Victoria Pun Terseret Ke Dalam Pusaran Arus Intrik Intrik Internasional Yang Mencekam.


About the Author: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.Agatha Christie is the best selling author of all time She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages She is t Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.Agatha Christie is the best selling author of all time She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple and author of The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the history of modern theatre Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, U.K., as the youngest of three The Millers had two other children Margaret Frary Miller 1879 1950 , called Madge, who was eleven years Agatha s senior, and Louis Montant Miller 1880 1929 , called Monty, ten years older than Agatha During the First World War, she worked at a hospital as a nurse later working at a hospital pharmacy, a job that influenced her work, as many of the murders in her books are carried out with poison.On Christmas Eve 1914 Agatha married Archibald Christie, an aviator in the Royal Flying Corps The couple had one daughter, Rosalind Hicks They divorced in 1928, two years after Christie discovered her husband was having an affair.Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, came out in 1920 During this marriage, Agatha published six novels, a collection of short stories, and a number of short stories in magazines.In late 1926, Agatha s husband, Archie, revealed that he was in love with another woman, Nancy Neele, and wanted a divorce On 8 December 1926 the couple quarreled, and Archie Christie left their house Styles in Sunningdale, Berkshire, to spend the weekend with his mistress at Godalming, Surrey That same evening Agatha disappeared from her home, leaving behind a letter for her secretary saying that she was going to Yorkshire Her disappearance caused an outcry from the public, many of whom were admirers of her novels Despite a massive manhunt, she was not found for eleven days.In 1930, Christie married archaeologist Max Mallowan Sir Max from 1968 after joining him in an archaeological dig Their marriage was especially happy in the early years and remained so until Christie s death in 1976 In 1977, Mallowan married his longtime associate, Barbara Parker.Christie frequently used familiar settings for her stories Christie s travels with Mallowan contributed background to several of her novels set in the Middle East Other novels such as And Then There Were None were set in and around Torquay, where she was born Christie s 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express was written in the Hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, the southern terminus of the railway The hotel maintains Christie s room as a memorial to the author The Greenway Estate in Devon, acquired by the couple as a summer residence in 1938, is now in the care of the National Trust.Christie often stayed at Abney Hall in Cheshire, which was owned by her brother in law, James Watts She based at least two of her stories on the hall the short story The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, which is in the story collection of the same name, and the novel After the Funeral Abney became Agatha s greatest inspiration for country house life, with all the servants and grandeur which have been woven into her plots.During the Second World War, Christie worked in the pharmacy at University College Hospital of University College, London, where she acquired a knowledge of poisons that she put to good use in her post war crime novels To honour her many literary works, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1956 New Year Honours The next year, she became the President of the Detection Club In the 1971 New Year Honours she was promoted Dame Commande



10 thoughts on “They Came to Baghdad - Mereka Datang ke Baghdad

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    As a Christie fan I m wondering how this little gem escaped my notice all these years I think Victoria may be the most adorable pathological liar you ll ever meet You can t be mad at her because she s just sohonest about it 100% trueAnd you really shouldn t like her so much considering all the idiotic choices she makes which land her in incredibly dangerous situations Starting with losing her job in the first scene, due to her need to perform a reenactment of a particularly embarrassi As a Christie fan I m wondering how this little gem escaped my notice all these years I think Victoria may be the most adorable pathological liar you ll ever meet You can t be mad at her because she s just sohonest about it 100% trueAnd you really sho...


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    From my review at Christie does thrillers Or not, depending on your point of view This one might work as a movie I m disinclined to find out, but if you are interested one was made in 1952 , but fails to impress as a book.Victoria Jones has been fired from her typist position As she sits in a courtyard, eating her lunch, she s politely approached by a diffident young man who strikes up a conversation In America, Miss Anna Scheele, personal secr From my review at Christie does thrillers Or not, depending on your point of view This one might work as a movie I m disinclined to find out, but if you are interested one was made in 1952 , but fails to impress as a book.Victoria Jones has been fired from her typist position As she sits in a courtyard, eating her lunch, she s politely approached by a diffident young man who strikes up...


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    I don t even have words to describe the madcap charm of this book No Miss Marple, no Poirot, just a heroine who redefines spunky and a plot that will leave you yearning for high jinks in the desert International intrigue has never been such fun, nor has it probably ever been infiltrated by a mediocre shorthand typist Miss Victoria Jones, freshly booted from her job, sits in a London park figuring out her next move Enter a handsome lad named Edward who enchants Victoria but oh nois le I don t even have words to describe the ...


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    Easily one of my favorite Agatha Christie books Themystery books I read, theI realize just how incredible Christie was at what she did.This mystery centers around, not so much a murder, but the plot of a political overthrow Is the overthrow a good thing Or a bad thing And even, does it exist Our protagonist, Victoria, finds herself suddenly placed in the middle of it all, and must decide just how involved she wants to be They Came to Baghdad has an intriguing blend of...


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    I loved the title so mysterious and alluring, WHO came to Baghdad And WHY And I quite loved my adventure in Baghdad with all of those who came there Full of Middle Eastern ambiance, but with a good dose of 1950s British ness thanks to our lead characters, it s the perfect blend of humor and adventure, exotic and comfortable, a bit of romance, and of course lots of suspense I give it only four stars because I thought a the chapters in the beginning jostle around as we are introduced to t I loved the title so mysterious and alluring, WHO came to Baghdad And WHY And I quite loved my adventure in Baghdad with all of those who came there Full of Middle Eastern ambiance, but with a good dose of 1950s British ness thanks to our lead characters, it s the perfect blend of humor and adventure, exotic and comfortable, a bit of romance, and of course lots of suspense I give it only four stars because I thought a the chapters in the beginning jostle around as we are introduced to the full cast of characters and it lacks a bit of narrative flow also, I was impatient to get back to our spunky heroine, Victoria Jones, with her penchant for telling marvelous lies, her lack of typing skills, and her sudden love for the handsome Edward who is, alas, off to Baghdad Out of a job and into a romance, Victoria decides to follow him and that s when things get good I also give this only four stars because Ms Christie ...


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    I read this some time in the 1980s and remember thinking it was one of Christie senjoyable books This is a reminder to myself to read it again sometime and see if I still think that s true.It s too bad I still remember who the villain is it was a particularly surpris...


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    Agatha Christie s immaculate stories make her a master of suspense and mystery They Came to Baghdad is different from other Agatha Christie s other books it sof a thriller than a mystery I have not read much of spy novels, just Alex Rider series and that does not come anywhere near Christie s ingenious plots They Came To Baghdad does not have any high tech machines or a gripping fight scenes, yet it is a book that the readers will find riveting and electrifying The strong point of th Agatha Christie s immaculate stories make her a master of suspense and mystery They Came to Baghdad is different from o...


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    An entertaining mystery thriller and a relatively fast paced read The setting takes place in exotic Baghdad Victoria Jones is a bit of a ditzy character She is a young woman with a thirst for adventure who unwittingly becomes caught up in a game of cat and mouse with some very unsavoury characters I haven t read Christie for years and had forgotten just how engaging her novels are Even though I had my suspicions early on as to who the main culprit would be I could still appreciate the var An entertaining mystery thril...


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