Chancery is a branch of the court system in England and Wales.
A molded piece of glass or ceramic; often very fragile.
A sedative used to treat short-term insomnia.
A chemical compound used to create lethal poisons.
A type of European sports car manufactured in the early twentieth century.
A literary term that denotes any types of literature, film, or art grouped similarly based on particular characteristics. This can also refer to a type of popular literature with a narrow subject meant for entertainment.
A device for recording and playing recorded music or sound.
A British denomination of money.
A needle used in medicine for injecting liquids through the skin.
A British term for waterproof clothing.
A period marked by particular architecture, literature, film, and other art forms during the first and middle parts of the twentieth century. Modernism offered stark and realist interpretations of the world.
A town in South Africa.
A British expression denoting a guess, or suspicion.
Pukka sahib is a Hindi term used for British military officers during the early twentieth century. It denotes an aloof, impartial, incorruptible arbiter of the political fate of a large part of the earth's surface.
sine qua non
Sine qua non refers to an indispensable and essential action.
A shorthand term for the British government, which is a constitutional monarchy.
An inexpensive piece of beef -- the tongue of a cow -- that often comes in cans.
And Then There Were None Questions and Answers
The Question and Answer section for And Then There Were None is a great
resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
All sit in the drawing room. They “looked less like human beings. They were reverted to more bestial types.” Wargrave is “a wary old tortoise.” Blore is “a slow padding animal…a beast at bay ready to charge its pursuers.” Lombard is a “lithe and...