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And Then There Were None is a mystery novel by English writer Agatha Christie, described by her as the most difficult of her books to write.
And Then There Were None is a mystery novel by English writer Agatha Christie, described by her as the most difficult of her books to write. It was first published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club on 6 November 1939, as Ten Little Niggers, after the minstrel song, which serves as a major plot point.
Agatha Christie was an English crime novelist, short-story writer and playwright. First published in England as Ten Little Niggers, the book Ten Little Indians was renamed And Then There Were None, from the closing line of the nursery rhyme, for publication in the United States. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-selling novelist of all time. Her novels have sold roughly 3 billion copies, and her estate claims that her works come third in the rankings of the world's most-widely published books, behind only Shakespeare's works and the Bible. The original title was deemed too offensive for the American public. Later, the title would be changed to Ten Little Indians.
In 1943 Agatha Christie adapted the book into a play, changing the ending, and there have been several film . This is possibly the most famous of Agatha Christie’s books.
In 1943 Agatha Christie adapted the book into a play, changing the ending, and there have been several film versions, none of which I’ve seen, so I didn’t know who the murderer was, although I knew the outline of the plot. Part way through the book I thought – ah, there is only one person who could be the murderer and I was right. In her Autobiography Agatha Christie wrote that she had written the book because it was so difficult to do and the idea fascinated her. I found it fascinating too, but as an exercise and a puzzle rather than as a novel. Writing about the play and the book she stated
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Десять негритят решили пообедать. Один вдруг поперхнулся, их осталось девять. Девять негритят, поев, клевали носом. Один не смог проснуться, их осталось восемь. Восемь негритят в Девон ушли потом, Один не возвратился, остались всемером. Семь негритят дрова рубили вместе, Зарубил один себя - и.
Keywords: Agatha Christie; Ten Little Niggers; And Then There Were None. It is not easy to find an English speaker who has never heard of Agatha Christie (1890-1976). Perhaps to a surprising degree, this is also the case in the wider world. Christie’s Ten Little Niggers has been adapted for a number of motion pictures, not just in Hollywood, but in countries such as India (Gumnaam, 1965) and Russia (Desyat’ Negrityat, 1987).
Ten little Indian Boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine
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. And yet I have not even touched upon the novel itself, which is said to be one of Christie’s masterpieces and without a doubt is, now I have finally got round to reading it. Remembering that it does not feature any of her well-known detectives, Poirot, Miss Marple or Tommy and Tuppence.
Ten Little Niggers book. Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense-creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters-brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperback. ncluding Ten Little Niggers, the world’s bestselling mystery, in which Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense-creator of indomitable sleuth Miss.