Accusations fly amongst the eight survivors with ex-mercenary soldier Philip Lombard admitting his guilt to Vera and religious spinster Emily Brent making excuses for her accusation. A search party is organized to hunt the killer. Owen, in vain and former General MacArthur is despairing, seeming to lose his mind - and then his life. Two more murders follow, leaving only five little soldiers on the table and it is apparent that the killer is one of the five remaining guests.
don @ minifie-1
Did You Know?
THe policeman's crime had nothing to do with gays in the novel. See more
Where is the electric power for the lights coming from? Haven't seen a generator anywhere, nor evidence of cables from the mainland. See more
If the killer is on this island, he's getting pretty wet out there!
Judge Lawrence Wargrave
The killer is not out there. The killer is in here. It is one of us.