Why I adore Agatha Christie's masterpiece And then there were none

I love mysteries since I was ten years old. As a person who loves reading, my first touch to the great Agatha Christie made me fall in love with her novels. Moreover, she influenced my taste of novels. Almost 15 years later I still adore And Then There Were None. Agatha, as a queen of the criminal novels in general has written lots of masterpieces. Why exactly this story is my favorite? Because it was my first one.

I still remember the day I first touched the pages of the novel. It was on a snowy winter day. Sick and bored, I was staying at home having temperature. After three days in my bed , everything became so tedious to me that I started an 'adventure'. My mother also is a passionate reader and has a big library. Entering the room I noticed a copy of Agatha Christie's creation sticking from the shelve. Without hesitating, I took it and examined it quickly.

Once I started reading I was not able to stop at all. The plot was so catching and enthralling! Full of unexpected twists, this book will literally force you to read it from cover to cover. Agatha will make you experience almost everything form the spectrum of emotions -an intense dread, confusion, wonder, joy, Modern authors can really learn a lot from Christie. Such a talent is so rare. The answer of the everlasting question of every single criminal novel- who is the killer will bother until the very end of the book. When you finally find out, you won't believe it for sure. Trust me!

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This is the copy I first read. I maintain it with love, so it is still looking like a new today.
This is the copy I first read. I maintain it with love, so it is still looking like a new today.

 Last updated on February 4, 2014

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SusanDeppner 7 months ago from Arkansas USA Level 7 Commenter

I just love when I fall in love with a book. I loved reading about when you fell in love with this one. Great review!

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Merrci 7 months ago from Oregon's Southern Coast Level 8 Commenter

Lovely review! Congrats on Review of the day. I'm not sure I've ever read this though I enjoyed the old movie. I think I might have to put it on my list now. Time for some Agatha Christie. Thanks for sharing this.

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Adventuretravels 7 months ago from London UK Level 7 Commenter

Another dyslexic genius! Her plots are amazing.

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trevorjb1406 7 months ago Level 3 Commenter

Really good mysteries and have made very popular TV series. Good lens and review, thanks!

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Zeross4 7 months ago Level 6 Commenter

I love Agatha Christie, though I haven't read this one. Sounds like a great book, I can see how passionate you are about it. I love books that I can't take my eyes off of,and stay up all night reading because I am so captivated with the story. Great review!

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Nancy Hardin 7 months ago from Las Vegas, NV Level 7 Commenter

Congratulations on Review of the Day! I love mysteries, and the very first ones I ever read were the Nancy Drew series, when I was just a kid. They've always stayed in my mind too, so I understand your feeling for your first mystery.

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Adventuretravels 7 months ago from London UK Level 7 Commenter

It's funny because I read this book when I was young too - it's so clever! Great review - well done for getting Review of the Day!

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Elsie Hagley 7 months ago from New Zealand Level 7 Commenter

Very nice review. Agatha Christie is one of my favorite authors also, but I haven't read this one.

ChocolateLily 6 months ago

This was one of my favorites as a teen as well!

Wir55 6 months ago

One of my favorites too! I saw it as a play

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