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And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie

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and-then-there-were-none-agatha-christieJustice Wargrave, Chapter 3e have been invited here by a madman—probably a dangerous homicidal lunatic. Sources:, Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Golden Age of Crime Fiction by Peter Haining, The New YorkerCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.GuiltEveryone is guilty of something, whether commonplace or criminal.JusticeThe murderer exacts justice from those who have something to hide.MurderTen people accused of murder mysteriously die one by one.ThemesJustice WargraveImposing man with a cool head, known as a “hanging judge”; takes control of the investigation to find out who is killing the guestsVera ClaythorneHeartbroken young teacher whose guilt over the death of a little boy drives her to murder and to kill herselfPhilip LombardUnethical, heartless army captain; carries a revolver and thinks hes been hired to observe the guests on the islandMain CharactersLike many detective writers of her era, Agatha Christie wrote mysteries with hidden clues, murders without much gore, and a full explanation of the mystery at the end. However, And Then There Were None proves nearly impossible for readers to solve, which continues to make the novel her most popular best seller.AGATHA CHRISTIE18901976AuthorBecause the Owens doesn’t exist, the killer must be an island guest.Mystery MurdererEach person is accused of murder, and some are plagued by guilt.Everyones GuiltyThe guests have a personalized job offer or letter from an old acquaintance.InvitationsTen people go to Indian Island at the invitation of the mysterious Owens to work, take a vacation, or meet old friends. But just like the little figurines that keep disappearing, the guests are murdered one by one. Its clear that someone on the island must be the killer—but who?Ten Guests, Ten Bodies, One Unsolved CrimeOVERVIEWEnglishOriginal Language1939Year PublishedAgatha ChristieAuthorAnd Then There Were NoneMysteryNovel

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