And Then There Were None Quotes by Agatha Christie
Who died in chapter 9? How?
And Then There Were None is a mystery novel by English writer Agatha Christie , described by her as the most difficult of her books to write. The book is the world's best-selling mystery, and with over million copies sold is one of the best-selling books of all time. Publications International lists the novel as the sixth best-selling title. On 8 August in the late s, eight people arrive on a small, isolated island off the Devon coast of England. Each has an invitation tailored to his or her personal circumstances, such as an offer of employment or an unexpected late summer holiday. They are met by Thomas and Ethel Rogers, the butler and cook-housekeeper, who state that their hosts, Mr.
Convinced that there is no one else on the island, Lombard proclaims that the deaths of Marston and Mrs. Rogers were mere coincidences. Yet Armstrong and Blore insist that the deaths couldn't be suicides or accidents. Blore questions whether Mrs. Rogers' death might have come from an accidental overdose of the medication Armstrong gave her the previous evening.
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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Justice Wargrave, lately retired from the bench, puffed at a cigar and ran an interested eye through the political news in the Times., See Important Quotations Explained. Blore, Lombard, and Armstrong become argumentative.
Pssst… we can write an original essay just for you. Lombard is convinced that the two deaths on the island are coincidences, but Dr. Blore thinks that perhaps something that Dr. Armstrong gave to Mrs. Rogers is to blame for her death.