On an isolated private island, ten invited guests are murdered one by one - until there are none...Ten strangers are invited to take a holiday at a small island mansion. Over dinner, their unseen host accuses them all of hiding a guilty secret - and by the end of the evening, one of them is dead. As the hours pass, the survivors realize that the murderer is among them, preparing to kill again...and again...until there are none! And Then There Were None is widely regarded as Agatha Christie's masterpiece, a novel she once admitted was the hardest to write. It is her bestselling book, a successful stage play and computer game, and has been filmed many times. Now Frank Leclerq's colourful adaptation adds a new dimension to this nerve-racking mystery. Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.
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Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign countries. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.Review:
"There is always room for more Agatha... These graphic adaptations dish up the quintessence of Christie. There are, in other words, lurid melodrama, plenty of weird and wonderful coincidences, lashings of period-perfect style and a thorough workout for the little grey cells." Observer "Agatha Christie is a classic of her genre. These are good stories. Now they can be accessed in different ways." Times Educational Supplement "Along with their brilliantly noirish covers, the books are intended to reinvigorate Christie's murderous tales... Mixing their quintessentially English tales with a continental taste for comic books, the series will appeal to graphic novel fans who may not otherwise discover Agatha Christie's most enduring stories." Velocity Magazine
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Descrizione libro Harper, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Comic Strip ed. Codice libro della libreria SONG0007275323