Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Tolog Review: And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie
reviewed by Samantha Martinez

And Then There Were None begins with ten people receiving a mysterious letter that request their presence on Indian Island. They all received their letter without any substantial knowledge of who is the sender. In each letters there is mention of a past friend who they can all faintly remember. There are many rumors about who owns Indian Island, but no one is truly certain whom the owner of it is. All ten people agree to go to the Indian Islands regardless of the lack of knowledge they have over who is to be their host. 

When all the visitors finally reach Indian Island they are shocked to realize that the host is not there. Even though the host is absent, there are two servants present to help them move into their rooms. Later on they plan a dinner party that goes horribly wrong. A strange recording is played over the gramophone. The recording is of a strange voice accusing every single person in the room of very terrible crimes. 

Tensions run high when one of the visitors is found dead. During the stay on Indian Island, the visitors are killed one by one. When the horrible realization that the murderer must be among them, many questions begin to form. Who is the mystery killer? What are they trying to achieve by killing the visitors? What do they want? Read And Then There Were None to find out.

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