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Review '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 'The action is rapid and profuse, the characters are astonishingly real, and the author's style remains far more lucid and persuasive than that employed by the vast majority of her colleagues. Altogether one of the year's most agreeable contributions to the spy-and-counterspy diversion' New Yorker --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Read more From the Back Cover Baghdad is holding a secret superpower summit, but the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks. Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a young woman with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wounded spy dies in her hotel room.The only man who can save the summit is dead. Can Victoria make sense of his dying words: Lucifer?Basrah?Lefarge.? --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Read more See all Editorial Reviews