Baghdad is the chosen location for a secret superpower summit. Unfortunately the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks. Into this explosive situation skips Victoria Jones, a girl with a yearning for adventure.
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‘A very human heroine, whose powers of invention, like those of her creator, never fail her’
Times Literary Supplement
‘All in all, the most satisfactory novel in some years from one of the most satisfying of novelists.’
New York Times
This fast-moving and intriguing tale of world politics centres around Victoria Jones, an impetuous young lady whose chance meeting with Edward Goring in a London Park leads her to follow him to Baghdad. There she is recruited by Mr Dakin of the Intelligence Service, who asks her to undertake a secret mission for him. Despite the grave danger to her life Victoria relishes her assignment. But how does Edward fit in with what she has discovered and can she really trust him - or indeed any of the others she becomes embroiled with?
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6166059