And Then There Were None

By Agatha Christie

One of the main well-known and cherished mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now an entire life television movie.

"Ten . . ."
Ten strangers are lured to an remoted island mansion off the Devon coast by way of a mysterious "U. N. Owen."

"Nine . . ."
At dinner a recorded message accuses every one of them in flip of getting a in charge mystery, and via the tip of the evening one of many site visitors is dead.

"Eight . . ."
Stranded by means of a violent typhoon, and haunted by way of a nursery rhyme counting down one after the other . . . as one after the other . . . they start to die.

"Seven . . ."
Which between them is the killer and should any of them survive?

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He stated: “You realize—the guy needs to be a raving maniac! ” Philip Lombard stated, and there has been a brand new ring in his voice: “There’s something Mr. Owen didn’t observe. ” “What’s that? ” “This island’s kind of a naked rock. we will make brief paintings of looking it. We’ll quickly ferret out U. N. Owen, Esq. ” Dr. Armstrong acknowledged warningly: “He’ll be harmful. ” Philip Lombard laughed. “Dangerous? Who’s fearful of the massive undesirable wolf? I’ll be harmful while i am getting carry of him! ” He paused and stated: “We’d higher rope in Blore to aid us. He’ll be an exceptional guy in a pinch. higher now not inform the ladies. As for the others, the General’s ga-ga, i believe, and outdated Wargrave’s specialty is masterly state of being inactive. the 3 folks can attend to this activity. ” 8 I Blore used to be simply roped in. He expressed instant contract with their arguments. “What you’ve stated approximately these china figures, sir, makes all of the distinction. That’s loopy, that's! There’s just one factor. You don’t imagine this Owen’s inspiration can be to do the task through proxy, because it have been? ” “Explain your self, guy. ” “Well, I suggest like this. After the racket final evening this younger Marston will get the finally end up and poisons himself. And Rogers, he will get the finish up too and bumps off his spouse! All in keeping with U. N. O’s plan. ” Armstrong shook his head. He under pressure the purpose concerning the cyanide. Blore agreed. “Yes, I’d forgotten that. now not a typical factor to be wearing approximately with you. yet how did it get into his drink, sir? ” Lombard acknowledged: “I’ve been puzzling over that. Marston had numerous beverages that evening. among the time he had his final one and the time he complete the single earlier than it, there has been rather a niche. in the course of that point his glass was once mendacity approximately on a few desk or different. I think—though I can’t ensure, it was once at the little desk close to the window. The window was once open. an individual may have slipped a dose of the cyanide into the glass. ” Blore stated unbelievingly: “Without our all seeing him, sir? ” Lombard acknowledged dryly: “We have been all—rather involved somewhere else. ” Armstrong acknowledged slowly: “That’s real. We’d all been attacked. We have been jogging approximately, relocating concerning the room. Arguing, angry, reason on our personal company. i feel it can were done…. ” Blore shrugged his shoulders. “Fact is, it should have been performed! Now then, gents, let’s make a commence. Nobody’s received a revolver, by means of any probability? i guess that’s an excessive amount of to wish for. ” Lombard acknowledged: “I’ve obtained one. ” He patted his pocket. Blore’s eyes opened very extensive. He stated in an overcasual tone: “Always hold that approximately with you, sir? ” Lombard acknowledged: “Usually. I’ve been in a few tight areas, you recognize. ” “Oh,” acknowledged Blore and extra: “Well, you’ve most likely by no means been in a tighter position than you're this day! If there’s a lunatic hiding in this island, he’s most likely acquired a tender arsenal on him—to say not anything of a knife or dagger or . ” Armstrong coughed. “You could be mistaken there, Blore. Many homicidal lunatics are very quiet unassuming humans. pleasant fellows. ” Blore stated: “I don’t consider this one goes to be of that sort, Dr.

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