And Then There Were None

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312979479
Release Date: 2001-05-13
Genre: Fiction

Considered one of the greatest mysteries of all time, Christie's masterpiece of murder and suspense is available in this newly packaged paperback. 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.

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Book Analysis

Author: Bright Summaries
Publisher: BrightSummaries.com
ISBN: 9782806295644
Release Date: 2017-05-24
Genre: Literary Criticism

Unlock the more straightforward side of And Then There Were None with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, a murder mystery novel which keeps the reader guessing until the very end. Ten people, all of whom have once committed a crime which has gone unpunished, are invited to a strange island, where they are then picked off one by one by a mysterious killer. And Then There Were None, published in 1939, is often considered to be Christie’s masterpiece and has spawned a slew of theatrical and cinematic interpretations. However, this is far from the only book Christie wrote: she is the author of 65 other detective novels and, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, is the world’s bestselling author. It is hardly surprising that she was made a Dame in 1971 for her contribution to the literary world. Find out everything you need to know about And Then There Were None in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

A Study Guide for Agatha Christie s Ten Little Indians aka And Then There Were None

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781410360151
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for Agatha Christie's "Ten Little Indians (aka And Then There Were None)," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

And Then There Were None Teaching Guide

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062696267
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Fiction

To help teachers decide if Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None is right for their students, we’ve created this free e-book that features sample chapters from the book and a teaching guide.

And Then There Were None

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Spark Notes
ISBN: 1586634682
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Study Aids

A New York Times Bestseller An Oprah's Book Club Selection A Nobel Prize-winning AuthorIn the sixty years since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has become one of the great modern classics. In it, Pearl Buck portrays a China when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings. This moving story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan illuminates the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century.

The Voyage of the Frog

Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545748278
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This adventure novel about survival at sea by Newbery Honor author Gary Paulsen is now available in an After Words paperback edition! David thought he was alone, that the ocean around him was all there was of the world. The wind screamed, the waves towered, and his boat, the twenty-two foot fiberglass FROG, skidded and bucked and, each moment, filled deeper and grew heavier with sea water. David thought surely he was dead at fourteen. His uncle Owen, who had taught him about sailing safely, would be so angry. Owen had died only days ago, his last wish for David to take the FROG out on his own, and sail her beyond sight of the coast, and once there scatter Owen's ashes.

And Then There Was One

Author: Patricia Gussin
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
ISBN: 9781933515823
Release Date: 2010-10-04
Genre: Fiction

Nine years ago, Katie and Scott Monroe were blessed beyond their wildest dreams with identical triplets, Sammie, Alex, and Jackie. Three beautiful daughters and two adoring parents formed the picture-perfect party of five. But this tight-knit family unravels when the three little girls go to see a movie, but only one emerges from the darkness of the theater. How could Sammie and Alex vanish without a trace? Plunged into the abyss of a parent’s worst fear, Katie and Scott hang by a thread—waiting, worrying, not knowing, and confronting the terrifying realization that the kidnapping may not have been a random act. Who took Sammie and Alex? Why? Where are they? When will they be found? And what if they’re never found, or not found alive? When Jackie, the remaining triplet, crumbles under the weight of grief and survivor’s guilt, Katie and Scott struggle to hold out hope and hold on to what remains of their family. Until—or unless—Sammie and Alex are found safe, this picture-perfect family can’t be put back together again.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062073563
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Fiction

Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death.

The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie

Author: James Zemboy
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9781476665955
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

“thoughtful and entertaining...highly useful...achieves its goal”—Booklist “may be the most thorough guide to the 60 novels published between 1920 and 1976...provides thoughtful and helpful commentary”—ARBA “a very worthwhile book for...a good encyclopedic introduction to the world of this most prolific and well loved crime author”--Reference Reviews “excellent”--GAdetection “the writing is lively, the author’s enthusiasm infectious”--Mystery Scene The most popular mystery writer of all time concocted a rich recipe of intrigue, character, and setting. All of Agatha Christie's 66 detective novels are covered here in great detail. Each chapter begins with general comments on a novel's geographical and historical setting, identifying current events, fashions, fads and popular interests that relate to the story. A concise plot summary and comprehensive character listing follow, and each novel is discussed within Christie's overall body of work, with an emphasis on the development of themes, narrative technique, and characters over the course of her prolific career. An appendix translates Poirot's French and defines the British idiomatic words and phrases that give Christie's novels so much of their flavor.

And Then There Were Four

Author: Nancy Werlin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780803740723
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

"When five high school students are brought together under mysterious circumstances, they begin to piece together a theory that their parents are working together to kill them all"--

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher:
ISBN: 1536933112
Release Date: 2016-08-07
Genre:

The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by Agatha Christie. It was written in the middle of the First World War, in 1916, and first published by John Lane in the United States in October 1920 and in the United Kingdom by The Bodley Head (John Lane's UK company) on 21 January 1921. The US edition retailed at $2.00 and the UK edition at seven shillings and sixpence.Styles was Christie's first published novel. It introduced Hercule Poirot, Inspector (later, Chief Inspector) Japp, and Arthur Hastings. Poirot, a Belgian refugee of the Great War, is settling in England near the home of Emily Inglethorp, who helped him to his new life. His friend Hastings arrives as a guest at her home. When the woman is killed, Poirot uses his detective skills to solve the mystery. This is also the setting of Curtain, Poirot's last case.This first mystery novel by Agatha Christie was well received by reviewers. An analysis in 1990 was positive about the plot, considered the novel one of the few by Christie that is well-anchored in time and place, a story that knows it describes the end of an era, and mentions that the plot is clever.

And Then There Were None

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 0573616396
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Fiction

Previously published as: Ten little Indians.

Towards Zero

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062073549
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Fiction

What is the connection among a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic life of a famous tennis player? To the casual observer, apparently nothing. But when a house party gathers at Gull’s Point, the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlier events come to a dramatic head. As Superintendent Battle discovers, it is all part of a carefully laid plan—for murder.

Ten Little Indians

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: W. Clement Stone
ISBN: 0396075150
Release Date: 1978-02-01
Genre: Fiction

Previously published as: Ten little Indians.

Animal Farm by George Orwell Reading Guide

Author: Bright Summaries,
Publisher: BrightSummaries.com
ISBN: 9782806269201
Release Date: 2015-10-08
Genre: Fiction

In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you! Animal Farm by George Orwell is an allegory of the early communist regime in Russia. It tells the story of a group of animals who overthrow the owner of their farm and make their own set of rules to govern their existence. This practical and insightful reading guide includes: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. Shed new light on your favorite books with BrightSummaries.com!