Destination Unknown

Destination Unknown - Agatha Christie

Hilary Craven has lost everything that is dear to her and cannot contemplate life any longer. As she sets out to act on her despair, she is approached with a proposition...


I said it before and I say it again: Dame Agatha did not write good spy thrillers. This another proof of it. Although, Destination Unknown was not as outrageously bad as Passenger to Frankfurt - I mean really, not many books are as bad as that - this one was quite boring.

Maybe it was because the story was too slow paced, or maybe it was because the idea of merging Christie's signature twee style with a supposedly hard-boiled Cold War thriller just didn't work. Whatever the reason, I was so bored.