The Novel And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie

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The novel And Then There Were None was written by Agatha Christie and was published in 1939. The mystery novel is about how ten people are trapped on an island with a murderer. Agatha Christie’s novel for tales a story, that dreadful will always be paid for their crimes. The setting of the novel takes place on Indian Island, a fictional island near the coast of England. The time in the novel is during 1930s. The characters are Justice Wargrave, Vera Claythorne, Philip Lombard, Emily Brent, General Macarthur, Dr. Armstrong, Tony Marston, William Blore, Thomas Rogers, and Ethel Rogers. Each of these guests except for the Rogers, are invited to the house for possible employment and an unexpected holiday. Soon after the arrival of the guests, a gramophone is played and tells of the crimes the guests and servants have done in the past. Afterwards the guests start to suspect who has called them here and what do they want from them. Later having made a decision that they will leave first thing in the morning, Tony Marston suddenly chokes from his drink and dies from cyanide potassium poisoning. Soon afterwards during the first morning Ethel Rogers dies in her sleep due to overdose of chloral hydrate. Continuing with death of Mrs. Rogers the guests are shocked, due to there being two deaths in one day on the island. The eight guests soon talk about the crimes that they committed in the past. Then soon Mr. Blore, Mr. Lombard, and Dr. Armstrong make a truce to look for possible places
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