Agatha Christie - The 8.55 To Baghdad

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. In 1928 the English crime writer began a Middle Eastern adventure.

In 1928 the English crime writer began a Middle Eastern adventure. Andrew Eames recalls how he retraced her journey.

. In 1928 the English crime writer began a Middle Eastern adventure.

Andrew Eames retraces the journey of Agatha Christie who, after the break-up of her marriage, made a spontaneous decision to travel alone to Baghdad.

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. Andrew Eames recalls taking the Orient Express train to Istanbul.

Retracing the crime writer's Middle Eastern journey of 1928, Andrew Eames recalls taking the Orient Express train to Istanbul.

. Andrew Eames recalls taking the Orient Express train to Istanbul.

Retracing the crime writer's Middle Eastern journey of 1928, Andrew Eames recalls taking the Orient Express train to Istanbul.

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. Andrew Eames recalls stopping off for a steam bath in Damascus.

Retracing the English crime writer's 1928 journey to Iraq, Andrew Eames recalls stopping off for a steam bath in Damascus.

. Andrew Eames recalls stopping off for a steam bath in Damascus.

Retracing the English crime writer's 1928 journey to Iraq, Andrew Eames recalls stopping off for a steam bath in Damascus.

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. Andrew Eames recalls arriving in the Iraqi capital as it prepared for war.

Retracing the English crime writer's 1928 journey, Andrew Eames recalls arriving in the Iraqi capital as it prepared for war.

. Andrew Eames recalls arriving in the Iraqi capital as it prepared for war.

Retracing the English crime writer's 1928 journey, Andrew Eames's coach party arrives in Baghdad on the eve of war, but the welcome from the locals is friendly.

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. Andrew Eames' visit to the ancient city of Ur - just as fate intervened.

Retracing the English crime writer's 1928 journey, Andrew Eames' visit to the ancient city of Ur - just as fate intervened.

. Andrew Eames' visit to the ancient city of Ur - just as fate intervened.

Retracing the English crime writer's 1928 journey, Andrew Eames visits the ancient city of Ur, where Agatha met her future husband, archaeologist Max Mallowan.