And Then There Were None Questions
Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.
- Why was the killer so intent on making sure that everyone was killed in a certain order? Do you agree with the order that he chose?
- Why was Vera picked last to die? Was her crime really the worst, and why did she kill herself in the end?
- How does the nursery rhyme give us clues about who the real killer is?
- Does the time period matter in this story? How would it have changed if it were set in a different time or place?
- What clues reveal that the killer was the killer all along? Are there any that the other characters missed?
- Does Christie’s prim and proper style take away from the mystery and suspense of the book, or does it add to it?
- If any of the ten had been able to survive, whom would you have picked?
- If you were casting a film adaptation today, whom would you choose to play the major roles?
- Who is the bigger criminal in this situation: the criminal victim, or the person who decided it was his (or her) responsibility to mete out justice?
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