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The Sleuth of Baghdad: The Inspector Chafik Stories

The Sleuth of Baghdad: The Inspector Chafik Stories
Inspector Chafik J. Chafik of the Baghdad Police Force was the creation of Charles B. Child (1903-1993), was the pseudonym of British author Claude Vernon Frost. As a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force he worked with Military Intelligence in Iraq during the Second World War. Child wrote that Inspector Chafik was a composite of associates whom he met in the Middle East, whose "agile minds" could "wind through a complicated maze." Beginning in 1947, the Chafik stories were some of the most popular features in Collier's Magazine, and many were reprinted in the annual Best Detective Stories of the Year. The stories about Chafik, his wife Leila, and his adopted son Faisal whom he foun
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