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And Then There Were None - Agatha ChristieVery good read (194 words)
by - written on 30/11/00, updated on 08/04/02
I think that Agatha Christie is brilliant. And could not really give any of her books to bad a review. The plot is brilliant. I have re-read the book a couple of times. But because I leave it a little while. I am just on the edge of forgetting. So that means that I can not quite remember how it ends. The story starts with ten people all receiving a letter inviting them to go to Nigger Island. (Please remember this book where written in the 30' or 40's so not very PC. And at one stage was called Ten little Niggers and in America it is called Ten little Indians.) They all think that they know vaguely who the person is. And as most of them are hard up ...
And Then There Were None - Agatha ChristieAnd Then There Were None (137 words)
by Rach2000 - written on 31/10/00, updated on 31/10/00 (Useful, 353 readings)
of the best Agatha Christie books I've read. I'm a huge fan but really love this book. Ten people innocently arrive at Nigger Island, not entirely sure of what lies ahead of them. All them have something to hide and one by one by one they die. it is impossible to say any more without giving the plot of the book away. ...
The Clocks - Agatha ChristieWill Poirot run out of time? (1974 words)
by marlowe - written on 12/06/09, updated on 14/06/09 (Very useful, 61 readings)
who the perpetrator is, when the story is read a second time - and therefore with the benefit of hindsight - the clues towards the person are all readily available. Christie, perhaps for her own amusement, hints at this ease of identification when a reference is made probably to Superintendent Battle, the likely father of Colin Lamb: "He was so straightforward. He used the obvious as no man has used it before. He would set the trap, the very obvious trap and people he wished to catch would say it is too obvious that, it cannot be true and so they fell into it!". Because the reader assumes that the case must be more complicated than it is, when the ...