M_Emrys, April 20, 2009 (view all comments by M_Emrys)
An unusal book, in that it is a murder mystery novel that, having once been read, loses nothing on subsequent reads. If anything, subsequent reads actually serve to give a deeper appreciation for the sheer genius of it. Easily the best in its genre.
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wildfire2911, November 23, 2008 (view all comments by wildfire2911)
32 years ago, at the age of 18, I read this book for extra credit in a British Lit class. I figured out whodunit, got an A on the report, and was forever hooked on Agatha Christie. This plot has been the basis for so many books and movies that Ive lost count, but the original is still the best.
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OLLLGA, April 14, 2008 (view all comments by OLLLGA)
This too was my first Christie. I must say I've been hooked on her writing since the very first time I read this book. It is an outstandingly intriguing mystery. Certainly Christie at her finest. No matter how many times you read it never gets old!
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chocochic53, December 9, 2007 (view all comments by chocochic53)
This is the first book I have read by Agatha Christie and it was incredible! Now, although I haven't read another one of her books, I have watched many of the movies based off of her books and look forward to reading more of her books. At first this book starts with introducing you to a ton of characters all at once, and it's a little difficult keeping them straight, but once you do this book pulls you in and keeps you wondering all the way up until the last page.
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St. Martin's Press -
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 unkonwn 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.
Considered one of the greatest mysteries of all time, Christie's masterpiece of murder and suspense is available in this newly packaged paperback. Ten strangers, each with a dark secret, are gathered together on an isolated island by a mysterious host. One by one, they die--and before the weekend is out, there will be none.
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