And Then There Were None



And Then There Were None First, There Were Ten A Curious Assortment Of Strangers Summoned As Weekend Guests To A Private Island Off The Coast Of Devon Their Host, An Eccentric Millionaire Unknown To All Of Them, Is Nowhere To Be Found All That The Guests Have In Common Is A Wicked Past They Re Unwilling To Reveal And A Secret That Will Seal Their Fate For Each Has Been Marked For Murder One By One They Fall Prey Before The Weekend Is Out, There Will Be None And Only The Dead Are Above Suspicion.

Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.Agatha Christie is the best selling author of all time She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages She is t Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.Agatha Christie is the best selling author of all time She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple and author of The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the history of modern theatre Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, U.K., as the youngest of three The Millers had two other children Margaret Frary Miller 1879 1950 , called Madge, who was eleven years Agatha s senior, and Louis Montant Miller 1880 1929 , called Monty, ten years older than Agatha During the First World War, she worked at a hospital as a nurse later working at a hospital pharmacy, a job that influenced her work, as many of the murders in her books are carried out with poison.On Christmas Eve 1914 Agatha married Archibald Christie, an aviator in the Royal Flying Corps The couple had one daughter, Rosalind Hicks They divorced in 1928, two years after Christie discovered her husband was having an affair.Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, came out in 1920 During this marriage, Agatha published six novels, a collection of short stories, and a number of short stories in magazines.In late 1926, Agatha s husband, Archie, revealed that he was in love with another woman, Nancy Neele, and wanted a divorce On 8 December 1926 the couple quarreled, and Archie Christie left their house Styles in Sunningdale, Berkshire, to spend the weekend with his mistress at Godalming, Surrey That same evening Agatha disappeared from her home, leaving behind a letter for her secretary saying that she was going to Yorkshire Her disappearance caused an outcry from the public, many of whom were admirers of her novels Despite a massive manhunt, she was not found for eleven days.In 1930, Christie married archaeologist Max Mallowan Sir Max from 1968 after joining him in an archaeological dig Their marriage was especially happy in the early years and remained so until Christie s death in 1976 In 1977, Mallowan married his longtime associate, Barbara Parker.Christie frequently used familiar settings for her stories Christie s travels with Mallowan contributed background to several of her novels set in the Middle East Other novels such as And Then There Were None were set in and around Torquay, where she was born Christie s 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express was written in the Hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, the southern terminus of the railway The hotel maintains Christie s room as a memorial to the author The Greenway Estate in Devon, acquired by the couple as a summer residence in 1938, is now in the care of the National Trust.Christie often stayed at Abney Hall in Cheshire, which was owned by her brother in law, James Watts She based at least two of her stories on the hall the short story The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, which is in the story collection of the same name, and the novel After the Funeral Abney became Agatha s greatest inspiration for country house life, with all the servants and grandeur which have been woven into her plots.During the Second World War, Christie worked in the pharmacy at University College Hospital of University College, London, where she acquired a knowledge of poisons that she put to good use in her post war crime novels To honour her many literary works, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1956 New Year Honours The next year, she became the President of the Detection Club In the 1971 New Year Honours she was promoted Dame Commande

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  • 264 pages
  • And Then There Were None
  • Agatha Christie
  • English
  • 01 January 2018
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10 thoughts on “And Then There Were None

  1. Mohammed Arabey says:

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  2. Nataliya says:

    This lovely mystery book is first and foremost about the administration of the long overdue justice, right At least that s what the mastermind behind it all believes.But the question is who has the right to decide what justice is And who is to decide what punishment serves the crime And is perceived justice at all costs the ultimate goal, or is it the frequently pointless work of a maniac As a matter of fact, what is justice after all I think the story of this book the one that may win th This lovely mystery book is first and foremost about the administration of the long overdue justice, right At least that s what the mastermind behind it all believes.But the question is who has the right to decide what justice is And who is to decide what punishment serves the crime And is perceived justice at all costs the ultimate goal, or is it the frequently pointless work of a maniac As a matter of fact, what is justice after all I think the story of this book the...

  3. Kinga says:

    Before I begin I would like to apologise for my use of the N word in this review It is necessary, I promise.This book was originally published in UK under a charming title of Ten Little Niggers When it came to the US version in the 40 s someone decided that Ten Little Niggers is not the most marketable title for a book so they changed it to Ten Little Indians as it was still ok to call Native Americans Indians then.Only years after someone decided that neither Niggers , nor Indians B...

  4. Emily May says:

    I m a big lover of Agatha Christie, she has written some fantastic murder mysteries and her stories never get tiring But this is the one that just comes out on top every time.It partly, and quite amusingly, reminds me of that old American murder mystery in Sunset Beach Basically, they re the only ones on this island and someone is killing them off one by one in accordance with the Ten Little Indians rhyme And I swear I never saw it coming, and I m usually very good at it It s just a ...

  5. James says:

    5 stars to Agatha Christie s And Then There Were None This is the book that started my absolute love of the mystery genre I was addicted and must have read it 3 or 4 times over the course of the year Between the poem, the deserted island, the plot twist, the count down, the pure clandestine suspense it couldn t get any better Story Ten people receive a mystery letter from someone they don t know that indicates they should come to a remote island Why would they goAfter arriving, the 5 stars to Agatha Christie s And Then There Were None This is the book that started my absolute love of the mystery genre I was addicted and must have read it 3 or 4 times over the course of the year Between the poem, the deserted island, the plot twist, the count down, the pure clandestine suspense it couldn t get any better Story Ten people receive a mystery letter from someone they don t know that indicates they s...

  6. Anne says:

    Reread 2015 Because some Non Crunchy Cool Classic Pantaloonless friends thought I read it wrongTurns out, I did This was a really good mystery insert long winded apology with much groveling Happy, guys The story goes a bit like this 10 strangers each get invitations from someone they think they know, to stay on an island resort Hells yeah Sunshine sea air Well, resort is a bit of a misnomer It s really a big house on an island Still, it s famous for being a party place, and nobody Reread 2015 Because some Non Crunchy Cool Classic Pantaloonless friends thought I read it wrongTurns out, I did This was a rea...

  7. Brina says:

    This year I have decided to take part in a women s century challenge in the group catching up on classics where the participants read a book written in ten consecutive decades I chose to focus on the 20th century and my 1930s selection is And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Although I had previously read some of her Hercule Poirot cases, this is my first stand alone mystery of Christie s that I have read A suspenseful premise for a case, And Then There Were None left me on edge for th This year I have decided to take part in a women s century challenge in the group catching up on classics where the participants read a book written in ten consecutive decades I chose to focus on the 20th century and my 1930s selection is And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Although I had previously read some of her Hercule Poirot cases, this is my first stand alone mystery of Christie s that I have read A suspenseful premise for a case, And Then There Were None left me on edge for the duration of the book Ten individuals who committed murder at one point in their lives have been invited to Soldier Island for a supposed holiday Upon arrival, the participants note the quaintness of the island and the home which they are staying in Yet, on top of the mantel in each bedroom is the poem ten little Indians In the communal dining room are ten salt shakers each representing a person and the same poem As the group gathers for cocktai...

  8. Alejandro says:

    Extraordinary and gripping novel I knew that the best way to start reading the literary work by Agatha Christie was choosing her most known book And There were none is the best selling mystery novel of all time with 100 million of copies, and the fifth book in the list comprehending all genres That is something to give to Agatha Christie the respect that she deserves.Initially this novel on UK was titled Ten Little Niggers, only because the original nurser...

  9. Junta says:

    Ten literary Goodreads reviewers chatting online One bot was discovered and then there were Nine.Nine literary Goodreads reviewers on a thread until late One lost his Wi Fi signal and then there were Eight.Eight literary Goodreads reviewers groupreading Austen One only read males and then there were Seven.Seven literary Goodreads reviewers averse to using pics One blasphemed with GIFs and then there were Six.Six literary Goodreads reviewers booktubing live One revealed too much and then there Ten literary Goodreads reviewers chatting online One bot was discovered and then there were Nine.Nine literary Goodreads reviewers on a thread until late One lost his Wi Fi signal and then there were Eight.Eight literary Goodreads reviewers groupreading Austen One only read males and then there were Seven.Seven literary Goodreads reviewers averse to using pics One...

  10. Kai says:

    When the sea goes down, there will come from the mainland boats and men And they will find ten dead bodies and an unsolved problem on Soldier Island My first Agatha Christie, and a good one indeed And Then There Were None just recently came to my attention Maybe it was the new mini series or the many people suddenly reading this, but I was intruiged immediately I can t wait to watch the seri...

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