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 unkonwn to all of them, is nowhere to be found. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they're unwilling to... show more
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 unkonwn 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.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 13th 2001
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 275
Edition language: English
I listened to this novel and I was surprised how fast it went. This is the first Agatha Christie novel that I have read in a long time and I was surprised how much I liked it. I thought it might be slow or wordy but this novel was non-stop action and there were times that I relistened to parts of it...
That was a fun ride! And I almost had it figured out. Well, not really. I mean, I was right in my guess for whodunnit, but couldn't figure out howdunnit. Anyway, it was perfectly plotted, wonderfully drawn characters, and Dan Stevens did a fantastic job bringing it to life with his reading. Au...
OF COURSE I've heard of the grand dame of mystery, Agatha Christie, but have I ever taken the time to read any of her books? Nope. Thank you Halloween Bingo for giving me an incentive to try something new. And Then There Were None is in many ways the archetype of a closed-circle mystery. And I'm ...
My Thoughts on And Then There Were None
Is this the best Christie? I don't know. Some people will argue. But I can say that this, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, and Murder on the Orient Express are in my top favorite of Christie's works. "And Then There Were None" is a classic for a reason. Besides getting some locked room mysteries, you...