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And Then There Were None (edition 2011)

by Agatha Christie

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Title:And Then There Were None
Authors:Agatha Christie
Info:Harper (2011), Edition: Reprint, Mass Market Paperback, 320 pages
Collections:Wishlist
Rating:***1/2
Tags:mystery, murders, crimes, punished, island, nursery rhyme, kill, death, deaths, suspense, poison, mansion, irony, plot, noose, stranded, action-packed

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Interesting. ( )
  csobolak | Aug 22, 2015 |
Really easy to go through this book. It is compelling and the ending is nice :) ( )
  Gustavo_Penha | Aug 19, 2015 |
This was a quick and enjoyable read. Christie was creative in making it impossible to figure out in advance which of the ten was the murderer. The heartlessness of one particular character was the biggest surprise, and the figurine removal added to the tension. This could be enjoyable reading for both mystery fans and those who only occasionally read in this genre. ( )
  karmiel | Aug 10, 2015 |
Christie was a genius! How could she write so many unique murder-mysteries in one lifetime!

While I've seen and read modified and adapted version of the theme of 'And Then There Were None' in sub-plots of other stories, translations and movies, reading the original was an absolute thrilling experience. It's been long since I couldn't put a book down and finished it at a stretch. Thank you ma'am for leaving works behind that can intrigue a reader after more than half a century. ( )
  PsYcHe_Sufi | Jul 12, 2015 |
Leí "Diez Negritos" (si , ese es su nombre original : Ten Little Niggers) cuando tenía once años .

No pude pegar un ojo hasta que no supe quien era el asesino .

Hoy , con 23 años , lo releo por quichigésima vez (como diría mi abuelita) y sigo idolatrandolo como en esos años donde cada fin de semana me compraba un libro nuevo de mi ídola Agatha Christie (cada fin de semana porque , increiblemente , estaban ocho pesitos nomás).

UNA OBRA MAESTRA DEL MISTERIO . UNA DE LAS MEJORES QUE SE HAN ESCRITO . ( )
  LaMala | Jun 7, 2015 |
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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
Autiovuori, PekkaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Barrs, NormanNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Chergé, Gérard deTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Deitmer, SabineTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Della Frattina, BeataTranslatorsecondary 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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'Don't you see? We're the Zoo .... Last night, we were hardly human any more. We're the Zoo ....'
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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.

* AKA Ten Little Niggers / Ten Little Indians.

* (fin) Vuoden 2003 painos nimellä: Eikä yksikään pelastunut

Note that LibraryThing's "canonical title" is intended for the most common title, not the original or most "accurate one." Although the novel was originally titled Ten Little Niggers, far more have read it as And Then There Were None. Thus, that is the appropriate canonical title.
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Ten people are trapped
in a house where they are killed.
Who is the killer? (marcusbrutus)

Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0312330871, Paperback)

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.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:14:36 -0400)

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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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