The Ten Indians , a man with a well-proportioned body, crisp hair, tanned face and blue eyes. He and Lombard search the remaining rooms and discover Armstrong missing from his room—so they think he must be the killer. Wargrave will then sit on the bed so that, after shooting himself, his body will seem as if he had been lying there. Seven little Indian boys chopping up sticks; One chopped himself in halves and then there were six. For the 21 deaths, he was chosen to be the ninth Indian.
He was born to a wealthy family, he ran over and killed two youths, feeling no remorse for the incident as he lacks any kind of moral responsibility. To do this, he finds the names of nine people whom he accuses of committing murder. After shooting himself with a handkerchief wrapped round the gun to avoid fingerprints, the recoil will snap the gun towards the doorknob. . Wargrave then describes how he plans to shoot himself: he will loop an elastic cord through the gun and tie one end of the cord to his eyeglasses. At lunchtime, MacArthur, who had predicted that he would never leave the island alive, is found dead from a blow to the back of his head when Dr.
Five little Indian boys going in for law; One got into Chancery and then there were four. Quincannon, an Irish judge, and played by Irish actor Barry Fitzgerald. Later that day, while the others are in the drawing room, Emily Brent stays in the dining room and she dies from an injection of potassium cyanide—the injection mark on her neck is an allusion to a bee sting a bumblebee stung one. Two Little Indian boys sitting in the sun; One got frizzled up and then there was one. They decide to sit in the drawing room, with only one leaving at any one time—theoretically, they should all be safe that way.
Wargrave fakes his death as to not arouse suspicion. He is renamed Francis J. She is described as a pale-faced, ghostlike woman with shifty light eyes, who is scared easily. The man who made all the arrangements for U. The final victim, Vera, hanged herself while Wargrave secretly watched from the bedroom closet. Before the events of the book, Isaac was approached by Wargrave who convinced him to help him with his plot by purchasing Indian Island and recording the accusations.
Literally down to his last square meal, he comes to the island with a loaded revolver due being told to do so by the letter Wargrave sent him. Wargrave was the only guest who did not wrongfully cause the death of anyone before coming to the island. That night, Thomas Rogers notices that one soldier figurine is missing from the dining table. He argues that even if his letter is not found, a few clues exist that should help point to him as the killer: 1. Justice Wargrave establishes himself as a decisive leader of the group; he asserts that one of them must be the murderer and is playing a sadistic game with them. In this narrative, Wargrave reveals that he has suffered from a certain sadistic temperament ever since childhood, when he performed torturous experiments on garden pests, a symptom of sociopathy.
The Judge dies a moment later muttering 'Never trust a woman. Three little Indian boys walking in the zoo; A big bear hugged one and then there were two. Vera, Blore, and Lombard, whose revolver has since been returned to him, decide it best to go outside when morning arrives; when Blore's hunger makes him go back into the house, he does not return; as Vera and Phillip search for him, they discover his body on the front lawn, his head crushed by Vera's marble, bear-shaped clock a big bear hugged one. Confession and Epilogue The epilogue consists of a conversation between Inspector Maine, in charge of the unsolved case, and the Assistant Commissioner at Scotland Yard. This was determined to be a ruse planned by Wargrave, which was revealed in the book's epilogue. Vera goes up to her room and discovers a strand of seaweed planted there; her screams attract the attention of Blore, Lombard, and Armstrong, who rush to her aid.
Judge Lawrence Wargrave Lawrence John Wargrave is a judge, whom since he was a small child, was fascinated with death. Oddly no notice is taken of the rhyming clue which is in each guest's bedroom Days later, a fishing trawler, the Emma Jane, finds a letter in a bottle floating just off the Devon coast, and sends it to Scotland Yard, who recognize it as a confession by the late Justice Wargrave. However he killed an elderly employer with the help of his wife by withholding restorative drugs from her, in order to inherit her money. The next morning, Rogers is missing, and they notice one of the little soldier figurines is missing as well. Thus he became a judge, ordering the death penalty in all cases where he firmly believed the accused person guilty, so that he could enjoy seeing them crippled with fear by the knowledge of their impending death.
When they return to the drawing room, they find Wargrave, dressed up in a judge's wig and gown, slumped against a chair with a gunshot wound in his forehead one got into Chancery ; Armstrong confirms his death. He represented the first Indian as Wargrave believed that he was the innocent of the guests. Nine little Indian boys sat up very late; One overslept himself and then there were eight. Despite her respectability and efficiency, she helped her domineering husband, Thomas, kill an elderly employer by withholding her medicine, so they could inherit her money. At a large dinner, they notice ten china Indian figures on the table. First to die is Anthony Marston, whose drink is poisoned with cyanide one choked his little self.
Apparently, he overdoses on sleeping pills thus killing himself, but the police suspect it was a murder. In growing panic, the survivors search the island for the murderer or possible hiding places, but find no one. He then wrote out his confession, putting the letter in a bottle and casting the bottle into the sea. For this she was chosen to be the fifth Indian. It is said that he stole food from the tribe, thus causing starvation and death. However, he cannot tell the police anything; he died of a drug overdose the day the party set sail. The police have concluded from the forensic evidence and various characters' diaries that Blore, Armstrong, Lombard, and Vera were definitely the last to die.