And Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieFirst, there were ten—a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a private island off the coast of Devon. Their host, an eccentric millionaire unknown to all of them, is nowhere to be found. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past theyre unwilling to reveal—and a secret that will seal their fate. For each has been marked for murder. One by one they fall prey. Before the weekend is out, there will be none. And only the dead are above suspicion.
TV Review: ‘And Then There Were None’
The three-part programme was written by Sarah Phelps and is based on Agatha Christie 's novel of the same name. Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. When one of the party dies suddenly they realise they may be harbouring a murderer among their number.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. - 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.
The three-part programme was adapted by Sarah Phelps and directed by Craig Viveiros and is based on Agatha Christie 's novel of the same name. The programme follows a group of strangers who are invited to a secluded island where they are murdered one by one for their past crimes. The serial, debuting to 6 million viewers, received critical acclaim with many praising the writing, performances, and cinematography. It also scored high ratings. On a hot day in late August , eight people, all strangers to each other, are invited to a small, isolated island off the coast of Devon , England, called Soldier's Island, by a "Mr.
Even though the guests are the only people on the island, they are all mysteriously murdered one by one, in a manner paralleling, inexorably and sometimes grotesquely, the old nursery rhyme, " Ten Little Indians ". The novel has also been published and filmed under the title Ten Little Indians. It is Christie's best-selling novel with million sales to date, making it the world's best-selling mystery and the seventh most popular book of all time. It has been adapted into several plays, films, and a video game. Eight people of different social classes: Mr.