Friday, March 25, 2016

"And Then There Were None"

When the first guest drops dead, there is a tendency to think they really should have seen this coming: After all, a tangible sense of dread permeates the island. The shadowed halls, the tempestuous sea and stormy sky, the ghosts of guilt haunting the victims—it all builds to a nerve-wracking, claustrophobic atmosphere. After the second death, the characters start to piece it together.

In The Weekly Standard, Hannah Long reviews the new BBC production of the Agatha Christie novel.


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