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Agatha Christie

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Overview

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Author

Agatha Christie

Year Published

1939

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama, Fiction, Mystery

Perspective and Narrator

And Then There Were None is narrated from a third-person point of view. However, there are occasional interior monologues narrated in the first-person.

Tense

And Then There Were None is told in the past tense.

About the Title

And Then There Were None is the last line of the nursery rhyme, "Ten Little Indians," posted in the rooms in which each of the victims is staying. It symbolizes that no matter what the 10 guests do to avoid their deaths, in the end, 10 people will die.

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