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The world's best selling mystery novel

Advantages: Gripping, seemingly unsolvable mystery
Disadvantages: None

Introduction According to the front cover of this book, 'And Then There Were None' is the world's best selling mystery novel. I can well believe that. Written in 1939, it is still popular today - a new version of the play has arrived in London's West End ...

sunmeilan 29.11.2005 · Read full review
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Ten little Indians....

Advantages: great plot, chilling, well written
Disadvantages: no particular detective

This is one of my personal favourites of Agatha Christies, despite the fact that it doesn't star Poirot! It was originally titled "Ten Little Niggers", taken from the nursery rhyme, which has now been changed to "Ten Little Indian Boys". It was also ...

Nikki1979 30.03.2002 · Read full review
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Things are never quite as they seem

Advantages: See op
Disadvantages: Are there any?

...Out of the 79 crime stories and collections, and from the ones that I have read, which is most of them, this story is my favourite. It doesn’t feature either of the two characters for which Christie is well know for, Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, ...

ASIL1508 22.07.2001 · Read full review
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What made Agatha Christie the Queen of Crime

Advantages: Thrilling, terrify and surprise
Disadvantages: The plot might seem familiar

...Christie is one of my favourite authors in Thrilling fictions. And after rolling over nearly all of her books with my big admiration, I can say that 'And then there were none' is worth to be one of her best. Once you take the book, I guarantee th ...

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Don'e accept invitations from strangers

Advantages: Christie at her best - ingenious
Disadvantages: none

...This book was originally titled Ten Little Niggers, but was changed about 30-40 years ago because it was considered racist! What the original title referred to was a children’s rhyme that was prevalent during Christie’s childhood and in fact provides t ...

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