And Then There Were None

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And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie Dan Stevens go inside Kindle Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.Agatha Christie is the best selling author of all time She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple and author of The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the history of modern theatre Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, U.K as the youngest of three The Millers had two other children Margaret Frary Miller 1879 1950 , called Madge, who was eleven years Agatha s senior, and Louis Montant Miller 1880 1929 , called Monty, ten years older than Agatha During the First World War, she worked at a hospital as a nurse later working at a hospital pharmacy, a job that influenced her work, as many of the murders in her books are carried out with poison.On Christmas Eve 1914 Agatha married Archibald Christie, an aviator in the Royal Flying Corps The couple had one daughter, Rosalind Hicks They divorced in 1928, two years after Christie discovered her husband was having an affair.Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, came out in 1920 During this marriage, Agatha published six novels, a collection of short stories, and a number of short stories in magazines.In late 1926, Agatha s husband, Archie, revealed that he was in love with another woman, Nancy Neele, and wanted a divorce On 8 December 1926 the couple quarreled, and Archie Christie left their house Styles in Sunningdale, Berkshire, to spend the weekend with his mistress at Godalming, Surrey That same evening Agatha disappeared from her home, leaving behind a letter for her secretary saying that she was going to Yorkshire Her disappearance caused an outcry from the public, many of whom were admirers of her novels Despite a massive manhunt, she was not found for eleven days.In 1930, Christie married archaeologist Max Mallowan Sir Max from 1968 after joining him in an archaeological dig Their marriage was especially happy in the early years and remained so until Christie s death in 1976 In 1977, Mallowan married his longtime associate, Barbara Parker.Christie frequently used familiar settings for her stories Christie s travels with Mallowan contributed background to several of her novels set in the Middle East Other novels such as And Then There Were None were set in and around Torquay, where she was born Christie s 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express was written in the Hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, the southern terminus of the railway The hotel maintains Christie s room as a memorial to the author The Greenway Estate in Devon, acquired by the couple as a summer residence in 1938, is now in the care of the National Trust.Christie often stayed at Abney Hall in Cheshire, which was owned by her brother in law, James Watts She based at least two of her stories on the hall the short story The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, which is in the story collection of the same name, and the novel After the Funeral Abney became Agatha s greatest inspiration for country house life, with all the servants and grandeur which have been woven into her plots.During the Second World War, Christie worked in the pharmacy at University College Hospital of University College, London, where she acquired a knowledge of poisons that she put to good use in her post war crime novels To honour her many literary works, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1956 New Year Honours The next year, she became the President of the Detection Club In the 1971 New Year Honours she was promoted Dame Commande. First, 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 they re unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their fate For each has been marked for murder OnFirst, 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 they re 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.. Bestseller Ebook And Then There Were None يجب أن أعترف أن ضيق أفقي هو مامنعني من دخول عالم أجاثا كريستيفمنذ صغري لم تبهرني أغلفة قصصها المترجمة للعربيةكما أن معرفة والدي لافلامها وقراءة والدتي لروايتها منذ الصغر جعلني أشعر أن الغموض بهذه القصص "موضة قديمة" وألغازها ستكون مكشوفة ليناهيك عن مقولة "لابد أن الخادم هو من فعلها كقصص أجاثا كريستي" جعلتني متشككا أن الحل دائما نمطيافلماذا أقرأ لها؟..لم يعد هناك شئعشر عساكر صغار ذهبوا الي العشاءاختنق احدهم ..ثم تبقي تسعةالي ان جائتني دعوة..دعوه لقراءة احد كتب اجاثا كريستي لانها في قائمة أعلي الكتب مبيعا في العالم متفوقة علي الالاف كتب التشويق والجريمة!!! مما جعلني متشوقا لمعرفه السببتلك الدعوة كانت في ويكابيديا..قائمة اعلي الكتب مبيعا في التاريختسع عساكر صغار سهروا لوقت متاخرنام احدهم طويلا..ثم تبقي ثمانيةهذا ما جعلني متشوقا لمعرفه سر هذه الرواية..التي تفوقت في اثارتها وتشويقها علي الكثير من أقرانها في المبيعات..وحتي تفوقها علي كل روايات اجاثا كريستيوأن تظل محتفظة بغموضها وتشويقها كل هذه السنواتوقد كان...وبدأت في الكتابثماني عساكر صغار سافروا لديفونقرر احدهم البقاء..ثم تبقي سبعةكنت مصمما اولا ألا اقرأ اي ريفيو عن الرواية ولا ألمح حتي صفحات الافلام المبنية عنهافقد كنت مصمما ان اعرف اللغز وأحله بنفسي قبل انتهاء صفحات الروايةسبع عساكر صغار يشطرون الاخشابشطر احدهم نفسه نصفين..ثم تبقي ستةومنذ الفصل الاول وجدت نفسي في رواية متعددة الشخصيات..متعددة وجهات النظر..ثماني اشخاص لا يعرفون بعضهم بعضا..متجهون نحو قصر بجزيرة..غامض صاحبه..وغامض السبب الحقيقي وراء ذهابهم او دعوتهم.. غامض دعواتهم للقصر شيئا ما..الا انهم قرروا الذهاب ايا كانمتباينين..غير متناسقين عمريا ولا فكريا ولا كمستوي اجتماعي او مادي او حتي وطيفي...مشتركين في غموض ماضيهم..غموض دوافعهمليذهبوا ويقابلوا زوجين من الخدم غامضين ايضا..لايعرفون شيئا عن سيدهم ولم يروه حتي الان..بل ويكادوا يجزمون بينهم وبين انفسهم بغرابة ذلك الحشد الغريب الغير متناسق,الغير متجانس بين الشخصيات امامهميبدأ العشاء علي مائده يزينها تماثيل صغيرة لعشر عساكر..وتبدأ الاحداث الغريبة في البدء منذ اوائل الفصولست عساكر صغار يلعبون جوار خلية نحللسعت نحلة غاضبة احدهم..ثم تبقي خمسةاتهامات غريبة يسمعونها بعد العشاء من جهاز تسجيل تم تشغيلهإتهامات تخص ماضي كل شخصية من العشر شخصياتوالمفترض انهم وحدهم بالجزيرةمن قام بتسجيل تلك الأتهامات؟ونعم..كما تقول الاسطورة بعد العشاء الاول مباشرة..يختنق احدهم..كحادث مدبر؟ انتحار؟ جريمه قتل؟ثم يتبقي تسعة..ليتفكروا في الامرخمس عساكر صغار يذهبون للحكمتحفظ علي حكم احدهم..ثم تبقي اربعةثم ينام أحدهم طويلا ... ولا يستيقظ أبدابالضبط كأغنية "عشر عساكر صغار"..فهل سيتناقص عدد المدعوين العشر كالعساكر في الأغنية؟تتوالي الاحداث..في ترقب..من صاحب الدعوة؟ ماحقيقة الاتهامات؟كان هناك 10 تماثيل عساكر في وسط مائدة الطعام..لماذا صار فقط تسع بعد وفاه احدهم؟اربع عساكر صغار يذهبون لبحرتخدع سمكه حمراء احدهم..ثم تبقي ثلاثةحتي وان تبقي ثلاثة..لن تعرف من يقوم بهذاهل هو احدهم؟ هل هناك احد غيرهم العشرة مختبئ في مكان ما؟هذا لا يمكن ان يكون صحيحا..لقد فتشنا المكان جيدا.حتي الجثث ..اهو حلم؟عذرا ..كابوس؟؟ثلاث عساكر صغار يذهبون لحديقة الحيواناتاخذ الدب احدهم..ثم تبقي أثنان وتتغلغل الرواية بعبقرية داخل نفس الانسان ..وغريزته الحيوانية في البقاء..والدفاع عن نفسهفبمجرد تناقص عدد الشخصيات تبدأ تصرفاتهم في الريبة والشك والخوف وكانهم فعلا حيوانات مفترسةستشعر كم برعت اجاثا كريستي ملكة الجريمة في تصوير باختصار موجز رعب وهلع النفس البشرية في مواجهه المجهول..وفي الشك في الغرباء حتي تصل لدرجه البارانويافي قصر بجزيرة منعزلة, لدرجة تجعلك تشعر فعلا كأنك أنعزلت عن العالم وصرت حبيسا بتلك الجزيرةبل ستجعلك في لحظات في اواخر الرواية تشعر بنفس البرانويا والترقب والفزع كانك التالي في دور القتل والاختفاءلقد كنت "بدون مبالغة" احبس انفاسي في بعض الاجزاء الاخيرة فعلااثنان عساكر صغار جلسا في الشمساصيب احدهم بضربه شمس..ثم تبقي واحدروايه واحدة نالت كل التقديرات المتميزة لاجاثا كريستي..رفعت لها القبعات منذ اول صدورها في الثلاثينات من القرن الماضي وحتي الانوبالرغم من ان انتاج افلام عن الرواية لم يحدث من فترة طويلة الا انه صدرت لعبة "فيديوجيم" للكمبيوتر في 2004رواية واحدة ستجعلك تتوحد في قراءتها مع الابطال..ستظن انك عرفت شيئا ما -وبصعوبه- وسيتضح خطأك بعد بضع صفحاتحتي تأتي النهاية المكتوبة بحرفية اجاثا كريستي المتوجه عالميا كملكة الجريمةرواية واحدة التي اثنت مؤلفتها علي حرفيتها بنفسها في مقدمة الرواية لمجهودها في جعل جرائم القتل مقبوله وحل الجرائم مقنعوملاءم للاسطورةاسطورة العشر عساكر الصغارعسكري واحد صغير تبقي وحيدا..ذهب وشنق نفسهثم لم يتبق احدAnd Then There Were Noneنعم لم يتبق احد..ولكن تبقي لي تراث اجاثا كريستي لاقرأ فيه من وقت لاخرتراث يقرأ لاجيال..ليتعرف به علي افضل ماكتب في مجال التشويق والاثارة وعالم الجريمةمحمد العربيمن 17 سبتمبر 2013الي 23 سبتمبر 2013مقال أخترنا لك عن اعلي مبيعات الروايات منهم ثم لم يبق أحد

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  1. Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.Agatha Christie is the best selling author of all time She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple and author of The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the history of modern theatre Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, U.K as the youngest of three The Millers had two other children Margaret Frary Miller 1879 1950 , called Madge, who was eleven years Agatha s senior, and Louis Montant Miller 1880 1929 , called Monty, ten years older than Agatha During the First World War, she worked at a hospital as a nurse later working at a hospital pharmacy, a job that influenced her work, as many of the murders in her books are carried out with poison.On Christmas Eve 1914 Agatha married Archibald Christie, an aviator in the Royal Flying Corps The couple had one daughter, Rosalind Hicks They divorced in 1928, two years after Christie discovered her husband was having an affair.Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, came out in 1920 During this marriage, Agatha published six novels, a collection of short stories, and a number of short stories in magazines.In late 1926, Agatha s husband, Archie, revealed that he was in love with another woman, Nancy Neele, and wanted a divorce On 8 December 1926 the couple quarreled, and Archie Christie left their house Styles in Sunningdale, Berkshire, to spend the weekend with his mistress at Godalming, Surrey That same evening Agatha disappeared from her home, leaving behind a letter for her secretary saying that she was going to Yorkshire Her disappearance caused an outcry from the public, many of whom were admirers of her novels Despite a massive manhunt, she was not found for eleven days.In 1930, Christie married archaeologist Max Mallowan Sir Max from 1968 after joining him in an archaeological dig Their marriage was especially happy in the early years and remained so until Christie s death in 1976 In 1977, Mallowan married his longtime associate, Barbara Parker.Christie frequently used familiar settings for her stories Christie s travels with Mallowan contributed background to several of her novels set in the Middle East Other novels such as And Then There Were None were set in and around Torquay, where she was born Christie s 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express was written in the Hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, the southern terminus of the railway The hotel maintains Christie s room as a memorial to the author The Greenway Estate in Devon, acquired by the couple as a summer residence in 1938, is now in the care of the National Trust.Christie often stayed at Abney Hall in Cheshire, which was owned by her brother in law, James Watts She based at least two of her stories on the hall the short story The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, which is in the story collection of the same name, and the novel After the Funeral Abney became Agatha s greatest inspiration for country house life, with all the servants and grandeur which have been woven into her plots.During the Second World War, Christie worked in the pharmacy at University College Hospital of University College, London, where she acquired a knowledge of poisons that she put to good use in her post war crime novels To honour her many literary works, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1956 New Year Honours The next year, she became the President of the Detection Club In the 1971 New Year Honours she was promoted Dame Commande

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  1. This lovely mystery book is first and foremost about the administration of the long overdue justice, right At least that s what the mastermind behind it all believes.But the question is who has the right to decide what justice is And who is to decide what punishment serves the crime And is perceived justice at all costs the ultimate goal, or is it the frequently pointless work of a maniac As a matter of fact, what is justice after all I think the story of this book the one that may win the conte [...]


  2. Before I begin I would like to apologise for my use of the N word in this review It is necessary, I promise.This book was originally published in UK under a charming title of Ten Little Niggers When it came to the US version in the 40 s someone decided that Ten Little Niggers is not the most marketable title for a book so they changed it to Ten Little Indians as it was still ok to call Native Americans Indians then.Only years after someone decided that neither Niggers , nor Indians is a fortunat [...]


  3. I m a big lover of Agatha Christie, she has written some fantastic murder mysteries and her stories never get tiring But this is the one that just comes out on top every time.It partly, and quite amusingly, reminds me of that old American murder mystery in Sunset Beach Basically, they re the only ones on this island and someone is killing them off one by one in accordance with the Ten Little Indians rhyme And I swear I never saw it coming, and I m usually very good at it It s just a very clever [...]


  4. 5 stars to Agatha Christie s And Then There Were None This is the book that started my absolute love of the mystery genre I was addicted and must have read it 3 or 4 times over the course of the year Between the poem, the deserted island, the plot twist, the count down, the pure clandestine suspense it couldn t get any better.StoryTen people receive a mystery letter from someone they don t know that indicates they should come to a remote island Why would they go After arriving, they try to figur [...]


  5. Reread 2015Because some Non Crunchy Cool Classic Pantaloonless friends thought I read it wrongTurns out, I did This was a really good mystery insert long winded apology with much groveling Happy, guys The story goes a bit like this 10 strangers each get invitations from someone they think they know, to stay on an island resort Hells yeah Sunshine sea air Well, resort is a bit of a misnomer It s really a big house on an island Still, it s famous for being a party place, and nobody in the group tu [...]


  6. This year I have decided to take part in a women s century challenge in the group catching up on classics where the participants read a book written in ten consecutive decades I chose to focus on the 20th century and my 1930s selection is And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Although I had previously read some of her Hercule Poirot cases, this is my first stand alone mystery of Christie s that I have read A suspenseful premise for a case, And Then There Were None left me on edge for the d [...]


  7. Extraordinary and gripping novel I knew that the best way to start reading the literary work by Agatha Christie was choosing her most known book And There were none is the best selling mystery novel of all time with 100 million of copies, and the fifth book in the list comprehending all genres That is something to give to Agatha Christie the respect that she deserves.Initially this novel on UK was titled Ten Little Niggers, only because the original nursery rhyme was called that but it was obvio [...]


  8. Ten literary reviewers chatting online One bot was discovered and then there were Nine.Nine literary reviewers on a thread until late One lost his Wi Fi signal and then there were Eight.Eight literary reviewers groupreading Austen One only read males and then there were Seven.Seven literary reviewers averse to using pics One blasphemed with GIFs and then there were Six.Six literary reviewers booktubing live One revealed too much and then there were Five.Five literary reviewers trying out Coelho [...]


  9. When the sea goes down, there will come from the mainland boats and men And they will find ten dead bodies and an unsolved problem on Soldier Island My first Agatha Christie, and a good one indeed And Then There Were None just recently came to my attention Maybe it was the new mini series or the many people suddenly reading this, but I was intruiged immediately I can t wait to watch the series Agatha Christie totally tricked me I thought I had figured it out, but I was wrong This novel turned ou [...]


  10. Wow This is a masterpiece Dame Agatha Christie s achievement is remarkable She creates ten characters, all suspected of murder, who are lured to an island She has them meet their deaths one by one as nominated in the nursery rhyme Ten Little Indians which is displayed in their rooms She has each murder occur in a situation where almost all the other island guests might have had opportunity to commit it Set on an isolated island without contact of the outside civilization, a group of ten stranger [...]




  11. I admit I am a late, reluctant and suspicious convert to Christie I avoided her studiously as an adolescent, because dozens and dozens of her paperbacks were always on sale with equally cheap indistinguishable romances and other women s books, and I wanted no part of those I read Chandler, not Christie Hammett, not Sayers James, not Marsh I even read a few Spillane books, for Chrissakes, at a friend s urging UGH , but still no Christie Those endless TV adaptations, with the dotty Miss Marple and [...]



  12. Ten little Indian boys went out to dine One choked his little self and then there were nine No wonder this is considered to be the best book of Agatha Christie s ever it is truly a masterpiece Nine little Indian boys sat up very late One overslept himself and then there were eightAnd I am not just saying it I truly mean it I didn t just discovered it and am not speaking on a high rush of that fresh new read feeling this was a re read for me And I don t re read books very often only the BEST OF B [...]


  13. Ten little soldier boys went out to dine One choked his little self and then there were Nine.Nine little soldier boys sat up very late One overslept himself and then there were Eight.Eight little soldier boys traveling in Devon One said he d stay there and then there were Seven.Seven little soldier boys chopping up sticks One chopped himself in halves and then there were Six.Six little soldier boys playing with a hive A bumble bee stung one and then there were Five.Five little soldier boys going [...]


  14. My friend Amelie and I used this book as half of our corpus when we wrote our 1990 paper,An Implementable Semantics for Comparative Constructions We spent several days combing through the text, extracting and categorizing every single occurrence of a comparative construction So you ll appreciate that I know what I m talking about when I say it s better than most murder mysteries.


  15. You Chose Your Own Adventure You are a man, you are a woman you are judge, jury, and executioner You are surrounded by murderers and assholes Kill em all Then kill yourself Your adventure is over.If you would like to start your life anew, choose review show


  16. To talk about the plot of this book however briefly would give spoilers right away For people who have not read them, spoilers kill Agatha Christie books Basically there is a small isolated island bought by an American millionaire which was later sold to a mysterious party generating a lot of rumors about the latest buyer A group of very different people ended up on the island.If you are familiar with the Dame of Mystery s writing you would guess there will be a murder If you have read several b [...]


  17. I m a confirmed puzzle lover Crosswords, sudoko, Scrabble, Clue, card games I love them all Puzzle love extends to my go to lit genre The way an author crafts a mystery with a surprise yet plausible ending is the best in my book pun, intended There is so much fun to be had in gathering clues and solving the puzzle the author has created.That is all the reason the confession I have to make is deeply shameful This is the first Agatha Christie book I have ever read in my life.I know I know Go ahea [...]


  18. Qu genialidad este libro C mo me encanta leer novelas que me impactan y que quedan en mi mente durante mucho tiempoNo soy un asiduo lector de novelas policiales Es m s, para ser sincero he le do muy poco Apenas los tres cuentos de Edgar Allan Poe Los cr menes de la calle Morgue , El misterio de Marie Rog t y La carta robada que comenzaron con el g nero, Estudio en escarlata de Sir Arthur Conan Doyle y un volumen de 800 p ginas llamado De Poe a Simenon Antolog a de cuentos policiacos y de misteri [...]


  19. I LOVED IT Ten little Indian boys went out to dine One choked his little self and then there were nine.Nine little Indian boys sat up very late One overslept himself and then there were eight.Eight little Indian boys travelling in Devon One said he d stay there and then there were seven.Seven little Indian boys chopping up sticks One chopped himself in halves and then there were six Six little Indian boys playing with a hive A bumblebee stung one and then there were five.Five little Indian boys [...]


  20. It s the Final Countdown do do do doo do do dododo I ve always wanted to start an Agatha Christie review with a bit of cheesy Swedish hair metal And Then There Were None has been declaredthe world s favourite Agatha Christie novel, not to mention the bestselling crime novel of all time same Guardian source Considering she wrote hundreds of books, including iconic titles likeMurder on the Orient Express andMurder at the Vicarage, this is clearly the definitive Christie Her ace detective Hercules [...]



  21. Two things I can t believe 1 That it s taken me sooo long to read this book being that I m a big mystery fan , and 2 that I ve been able to avoid spoilers given how popular this book is and has been for the past 78 years It s an amazing, complicated, intricate, puzzling mystery, and I enjoyed it very much Borrowed from the library.


  22. Lo comenc con mucha expectativa Me encanta este g nero literario y la mayor a de los lectores de GR concuerda en que este libro es el mejor de Agatha Christie Y as de bueno tambi n lo estaba encontrando yo hasta que lleg el desenlace.Sin duda, el atractivo de la novela es ir juntando las piezas para resolver el misterio que nos presenta, por lo que encontr bastante decepcionante darme cuenta, al llegar a las ltimas p ginas, que daba lo mismo quien fuera el asesino.Durante toda la historia, la au [...]



  23. This book, first published in 1939, and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd 1926 , are generally considered to be Agatha Christie s most outstanding achievements Both are premier examples of the locked room mystery, and this book is perhaps the most elaborate puzzle mystery ever published Christie noted later that it was the most difficult book she ever wrote and the one that pleased her the most.As the book opens, eight people who are all strangers to each other, accept an invitation to spend the weeke [...]


  24. Wow I have been quite good at rationing out 5 stars this year, but this week I have been handing them to books like it is candy But when a book literally grabs hold of you and you cannot do a thing, even when it means that you lay on your bed, wrapped only in a towel and your sweetie asks if you ll ever be ready to head out for brunch, the right response is always Not until I solve the crime, dear I was intrigued to read Agatha Christie based on my 2017 reading choices of The Woman on the Orient [...]


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