And Then There Were None - WikipediaThe novel opens with all of the main characters traveling by train or car to a ferry that will take them to a mysterious island named Indian Island. Each guest has received an invitation from a Mr. Owen, or a Mrs. Constance Culmington, to come to the island. Vera Claythorne is going because Mrs. Owen has offered her a secretarial job. Phillip Lombard is going because he has been offered a hundred guineas to go.
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Brilliantly plotted, And Then There Were None sees ten strangers drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated island off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of their hosts — the improbably named Mr and Mrs U. Owen — the weather sours and they find themselves cut off from civilisation. Justice Wargrave Charles Dance A decrepit judge. Justice Wargrave has a commanding personality which makes him the natural leader of the group. Vera Claythorne Maeve Dermody A secretive governess. A cool, efficient, resourceful former governess who has taken mostly summer secretarial jobs since her last job as a governess ended in tragedy.
Vera and Lombard hear a crash and go to the house to find Blore lying dead on the ground. Find the best for your family See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, my mind a whirl pool of possibilities-each more terrible than the last? My heart was a fistful of thunder. A group of people are all individually invited to an island for a summer holiday in Devon.
Armstrong examines the body and reports that Wargrave has been shot in the head. View all 23 comments. I already had an inkling as to who the murderer was and was petrified I would be murdered in my sleep as well. qere