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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
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And Then There Were None (edition 2017)

by Agatha Christie (Author), David Lupton (Illustrator)

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Title:And Then There Were None
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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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3.5-3.75 ( )
  ThatOneLibrarian | Aug 18, 2018 |
The best thriller story I have ever read. It is "The perfect murder". ( )
  deepa_nanjundaswamy | Aug 3, 2018 |
The best thriller story I have ever read. It is "The perfect murder". ( )
  deepahn | Aug 3, 2018 |
Summit High School Freshman required reading....nice anti-semintism on page 6-7-off to a great start!
I cannot believe this is the book they chose for 369 freshmen to read! It is fine for an old fashioned mystery novel read on the beach, but it offers no cultural enlightenment and showcases no literary brilliance. It is not a novel that anyone would hand down to their child; (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, To Kill a Mockingbird, Night, The Crucible, A Clockwork Orange, The Age of Innocence,The Good Earth, The Color Purple, Death of a Salesman, In Cold Blood, anything by Steinbeck, Willa Cather, Jane Austen, Virgina Woolf, Henry Miller,the Russians......you know, writers of literature/books where you learn about an era, a society, how to write...)
I cannot imagine what brilliant assignments the kids are going to have to write : who did you think did it? Why do you think he did it? Meh! Waste of an opportunity by Summit High School English Department. ( )
  Rdra1962 | Aug 1, 2018 |
It was an okay story. The storyline was interesting. I thought it was slow and not very engaging. Not one of my favorites but still worth reading though. ( )
  nu-bibliophile | Jul 30, 2018 |
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It is the most baffling mystery that Agatha Christie has ever written, and if any other writer has ever surpassed it for sheer puzzlement the name escapes our memory. We are referring, of course, to mysteries that have logical explanations, as this one has. It is a tall story, to be sure, but it could have happened.
 
The mystery is foolproof. The solution is fair. It all fits together at the end.
added by Shortride | editThe New York Times, Charles Poore (pay site) (Feb 23, 1940)
 

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Christie, Agathaprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alonso, José LuisTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Alves, IsabelTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Falzon, Alex R.Forewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Gaïl, UrsulaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Rehmann, Anna KatharinaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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In the corner of a first-class smoking carriage, Mr. Justice Wargrave, lately retired from the bench, puffed at a cigar and ran an interested eye through the political news in the Times.
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This is a novel, and as such should NOT be combined with the play of the same title, nor with any of the various film adaptations.
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Ten nine eight till none
Methodically they died
Three clues to killer
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Considered the best mystery novel ever written by many readers, And Then There Were None is the story of 10 strangers, each lured to Indian Island by a mysterious host. Once his guests have arrived, the host accuses each person of murder. Unable to leave the island, the guests begin to share their darkest secrets--until they begin to die.

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Considered one of the greatest mysteries of all times, ten strangers, each with a dark secret, are gathered together on an isolated island by a mysterious host. One by one, they die, and before the weekend is out, there will be none.

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