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    Detective story


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    Do you remember the title of her book? 


    In the novel, ten people, who have previously been complicit in the deaths of others but have escaped notice and/or punishment, are tricked into coming onto an island. Even though the guests are the only people on the island, they are all mysteriously murdered one by one.





     L. Wargrave                 E. Armstrong                 W. Blore                      J. MacArthur                   T. Marston

         Judge                           Doctor                   Private Detective         retired General                 adventurer


     P. Lombard           E. Brent                     Vera Claytone                     Mrs Rogers                 Mr Rogers

      soldier           intransigent spinster    Thinks she has been           cook                           butler

      hired as a secretary          hired to look after the guests


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    1. ___DAY 1___ On the day of their arrival, AFTER DINNER,T. Marston is the first to die. He on poisoned whisky.__(9 people still alive)

    2. ___DAY 2___THE NEXT MORNING Mrs Rogers never wakes up, she has received a fatal of sleeping drugs.(8 people)

    3. AT LUNCHTIME General MacArthur is found dead from a to the back of his head.__ (7 people)

    4. There is nobody else on the island,no means of communication.The survivors realize that the
    must be one of them.

    5. ___DAY 3___IN THE MORNING Rogers is found in the woodshed his head in halves by an axe.(6 people)

    6. AFTER BREAKFAST E. Brent dies from of potassium cyanide, a mark like the sting of a bee can be seen on her neck.__(5 people)

    7. IN THE EVENING V.Claytone goes to her room and feels a cold hand touch her neck. It is a seaweed hung from the ceiling, perhaps to her to death. She screams, the others come running to her aid except...

    8. Judge Wargrave . He is lying in the sitting-room with a red mark on his forehead. Dr Armstrong says he is dead, he has been through the head(4 people)

    9. AT NIGHT Dr Armstrong . The three survivors search for him and can't find him.(3 people)

    10. ___DAY 4___ IN THE MORNING V.Claytone and Lombard hear a strange noise, they find Blore with his head by a heavy clock that has fallen from the second floor.(2 people)

    11. They think that the doctor has killed Blore, but when they find Armstrong's body ,in the sea, at the bottom of the cliffs

    12. they realize that they are the only two left. Each of them assumes the other to be the murderer. V.Claytone manages to take Lombard's gun and him dead on the beach (1 person)

    13. Vera returns to the house, when she gets to her room she discovers a noose hanging there with a chair under it. Having been driven mad by the events she herself, kicking the chair out from under her. (and then there were none)

    14. but this chair is found against the wall when Inspector Maine enters the room. He says 'Although one of the guests MUST have been the killer, none of them COULD have been'

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