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    I have read the murder mystery novel And Then There Were None, that is written by English writer Agatha Christie, publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, year of the first publication: 1939 (as Ten Little Niggers), number of pages: 252. This novel is known as her masterpiece and said to be the most difficult and popular of her books. In this excellent book by narrative techniques she describes the Soldier Island’s landscape, the weather that sometimes seems gloomy and threatening, each of the character. They have some paragraphs with hidden information that reveal their personality, iniquity and history. She begins restoring the past, and we readers discover secrets in the main characters’ life… Ten people as guests are invited to an island by different pretexts, e.g. to get offer of employment, to have a great holiday, to meet friends. Christie uses this special island as a motif. All of them have been involved in criminal actions and deaths of others, but either escaped justice or committed an act that was not subject to legal sanction. They are informed by a gramophone recording after dinner the first night that they are invited to the island to pay for their „crimes”. They are the only people on the island, and cannot escape due to the distance from the…

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    In Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, the reader is challenged to solve a murder mystery. When ten people are invited to an ominous island by strange means, they soon discover a deeper meaning to their vacation. The unknown host, Mr. Owen, has lured the ten guests to his secluded home in order to punish them for their crimes. All of Mr. Owen’s victims are guilty of murder, and the plan was to execute each one in order to ensure that justice is served. As the story progresses, it becomes…

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    Agatha Christie was very happy with her life in the early to the mid nineteen hundreds. This was also a time where she was at the peak of her writings. In nineteen-thirty-nine one of Christies famous works was published. This novel was originally published with the title of, Ten Little N*****s, but was changed to, And Then There Were None, due to offense (Worsley). The whole novel is centered around a nursery rhyme. The nursery rhyme goes through and tells of ten little Indian boys who each die…

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    In the suspenseful book, And Then There Were None, ten strangers are lured to a remote island. While they are awaiting for the mysterious host to appear, a recording tells accusations on each of the ten guests. One by one each guest is murdered. How their murder was executed was based upon a nursery rhyme called “Ten Little Indians”. The thrilling novel And Then There Were None, written by Agatha Christie, was one to keep readers up all night who were unwilling to put the book down. The mystery…

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    In “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie, ten strangers are invited to an island by the mysterious “U.N. Owen”. On the first night of their stay, each guest is exposed for being responsible for the death of someone that they knew. They soon become frightened and seek to leave Soldier Island. Because there is no boat, they are forced to stay overnight and wait for one. That night, both Anthony Marston and Ethel Rogers are murdered. Based on the evidence from chapters one to five, Mr.…

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    Four days…10 people…1 murderer... And Then There Were None. This book includes action, twists, murder, and mystery. Ten strangers find themselves as weekend guests to an island called the Indian Island off the coast of Devon. There host an eccentric millionaire, Mr. Owens also know as unknown is nowhere to be found. The only element the guests have in common are their wicked past that they are all unwilling to reveal. For all will be murdered, one by one they'll perish, before the week is over…

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    different ways. Either it is a buildup of tension, a moment with high anxiety for what will happen next, or some other way you may define it yourself. Agatha Christie knew the definition of suspense very well, and used it all the time in her many, many mystery novels, including And Then There Were None. One way Christie was able to incorporate suspense in And Then There Were None was with a process of elimination of the characters. Since the first two deaths, of Anthony Marston and Mrs.Rogers…

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    10 Little Indians

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    At the beginning 8 wrongdoers were each given letters from supposedly different people, when in a twist of dramatic irony, it is known that all of these letters came from the same person; the “Unknown” person who creates the entire mystery to this story. In reality, there were 10 people condemned to their fate, because a couple had served as attendants to the 8 guests given the letters to arrive on Indian Island. The couple along with the other 8 guests had directly or inadvertently led to the…

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    In Alexie Sherman’s book “Ten Little Indians”, each short story was about multiple sides of living here in America through the eyes of Indian Americans. There were multiple characters within this book that had different lives and scenarios but they all had some correlation to the main point of this book which was to show the struggles, pain, and heartbreak that happens in each of their stories. Two characters that I was intrigued by were in the first two stories in the book. Corliss is a…

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    At his bus stop, his friends were quarrelling why the Jets had lost to the Patriots. Dave quickly learned that he could communicate by using hand gestures. It went on all the way until lunch. At lunch, there were girls sitting at a table behind Dave. It was Dave’s 4th hour of being soundless. The girls’ were very talkative. They were chatting about a sweater. According to the book, Lynsey, a girl, was doing the talking. Lynsey had a voice that could slice through everybodies' voice like a…

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