Curran's book Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks is now available in the UK.
For the Guardian, he selected a top ten list of Agatha Christie mysteries.
One book on his list:
And Then There Were None (1939)Read about the other nine titles on Curran's list.
Ten people are invited to an island for the weekend. Although they all harbour a secret, they remain unsuspecting until they begin to die, one by one, until eventually … there are none. Panic ensues when the diminishing group realises that one of their own number is the killer. A perfect combination of thriller and detective story, this much-copied plot is Christie's greatest technical achievement.
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