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And Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieFirst, 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 theyre 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.
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It is the third of four books in the Melendy family series which Enright inaugurated in Continuing life at the "four-story mistake" country house during World War II, the four children have adventures that include a neighbor boy who finally joins the family. The four Melendy children live with their father, a widowed professor of economics, and Cuffy, their beloved housekeeper, in an old house in the countryside of New York. Their Father has been hired by the government for a secret, World War II-related job, and the children venture into their new neighborhood with the intention of helping their country. They end up making new friends collecting scrap metal, and also brush up against some local scoundrels. The most notable of their new friends is Mark, a boy about Rush's age, who is under the care of his abusive adult cousin Oren Meeker.
Toggle navigation. Anthony Marston choked on his whisky and soda, then he collapsed. Armstrong after checking him over, pronounced him dead. The others thought he had died from choking, but Dr. Armstrong determined he had died of cyanide poisoning. The poison is found only in Mr. Marston's glass, which leads to the supposition he has committed suicide.