The Baghdad Railway Club

Written by Andrew Martin

Review written by John Parker

John Parker is a Graduate-qualified English/Spanish Teacher, owner and director of CHAT ENGLISH, an English Language Centre in Avilés on the north coast of Spain . A voracious reader, he has particularly loved horror fiction for many years.

The Baghdad Railway Club
Faber & Faber Crime
RRP: £2.29
Released: June 5th, 2012

We find ourselves in the year 1917 where Jim Stringer has been sent to Baghdad to investigate a case of treason. Upon his arrival he discovers that his contact has been murdered.

Feeling out of his depth and isolated while surrounded by enemies and the infernal heat, it is up to Jim to discover the truth of this murder. Jim is officially working on the railways and his superior, Lieutenant Colonel Shepherd, becomes his most likely suspect. Is Shepherd a double agent? Or is there more to the man than at first appears?

Martin has written an entertaining read. It is set in and around Baghdad during the Mesopotamia Campaign fought between the forces of the British Empire and the Ottoman Turkish Empire during World War One. We travel from the drizzle of York, England to the sun-baked lands of Iraq or what was then Mesopotamia. We meet a variety of characters both Army and native, many of whom may just want Jim out of the way.

Our hero Jim always seems to be an outsider in the East, never feeling comfortable in his role as a spy. The plot moves along at a slow pace at times but manages to keep the reader gripped until everything is tied up at the end with an especially nice twist which I didn’t see coming. This is a nice book for a summer break.   

buy abortion pill abortion pill buy online abortion pill online purchase
I cheated on my wife want my wife to cheat website
online women who cheat on husbands why women cheat on men
unfaithful wives all wives cheat go
cheat read infidelity signs
the unfaithful husband reasons why married men cheat married men that cheat
free drug coupons rx discounts
celecoxib pill link temovate 0.05%
coupons prescriptions site prescription coupon card
free cialis coupon click cialis free sample coupons
abortion costs birth control
sumatriptan migraine headache sumatriptan migraine headache sumatriptan migraine headache
coupons prescriptions discount drug coupon free printable cialis coupons
coupon for prescription lilly cialis coupon free printable cialis coupons
citalopram hydrobromide high read citalopram hydrobromide and alcohol
allotment click allo allo
levitra 10mg levitra levitra
prescription drugs discount cards coupons for prescriptions discount drug coupons
back alley abortions click abortion laws
vermox 100mg vermox 100mg
cialis coupon coupon free cialis coupon 2016
xarelto prix xarelto prix
viagra recenze viagra
rezeptfreie potenzmittel apotheke viagra potenzmittel rezeptfrei
best site for coupons free coupons website coupon sites
clomid cycle clomid cycle clomid testosterone
free trial voucher strattera prices strattera 60 mg price
discount coupons for prescriptions cialis manufacturer coupon 2016
coupon prescription discount coupon for cialis discount prescription coupons
priligy thailand priligy hinta priligy 30 mg
abortion pill alternatives reasons for abortion pill against abortion pill facts
priligy thailand priligy resepti priligy apteekki
cialis free coupon lilly cialis coupon prescription coupons
how to get an abortion pill abortion pill centers
neurontin 400 neurontin 400 neurontin
abortion pill pictures abortion pill facts
feldene precio feldene flas
naltrexone studies go low dose naltrexone contraindications
whats ldn low dose ldn
naltrexone how long does it last click ldn colitis
where can i buy low dose naltrexone link naltrexone uses
cefuroxim kinder cefuroxim makrolid cefuroxim alkohol
carbamazepin qt carbamazepin 150 carbamazepin reduzieren

Book Reviews
About Us
Contact Us

Privacy Policy | Contact Shots Editor