And then there were none killer. Lawrence Wargrave 2019-02-12

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Lawrence Wargrave

and then there were none killer

Quincannon, an Irish judge, and played by Irish actor Barry Fitzgerald. He is known as a hanging judge; however, his sentences are portrayed throughout the story as accurate. For this action, Blore was to be the eighth Indian. He is the main villain in Agatha Christie's mystery novel And Then There Were None. Six little Indian boys playing with a hive; A bumblebee stung one and then there were five. 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. After shooting himself with a handkerchief wrapped round the gun to avoid fingerprints, the recoil will snap the gun towards the doorknob.

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Lawrence Wargrave

and then there were none killer

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. After the deaths several of the guests, Armstrong was easily convinced by Wargrave to help him fake his death, however unbeknownst to Armstrong, Wargrave actually was the killer so when he help him faked his death, Armstrong unknowingly gave him another advantage over the remaining guests. 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. Wargrave announces that anything on the island that could be used as a weapon should be locked up, including Wargrave's sleeping pills and Armstrong's medical equipment; Lombard admits to bringing a revolver to the island, but it has gone missing. After Vera hanged herself, Wargrave put the chair she used, back up which would mean that someone else was alive after her death. One of the first people to come to the island, he is a very hard and good worker even in his old age.


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Lawrence Wargrave

and then there were none killer

Eight little Indian boys traveling in Devon; One said he'd stay there and then there were seven. Justice Wargrave seems to take automatic control, leading the group with his thoughts. The poem goes like: Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine. Those who had the least guilt in their crimes died earlier, while the more cold-blooded killers were saved for last, in order to put them through greater mental agony. 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.

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Lawrence Wargrave

and then there were none killer

He then killed them one by one, reveling in the mental torture each survivor experienced as their own fate approached. Owen's purchase of the island was Isaac Morris, a shady dealer known to efficiently cover his tracks when doing business. The police have concluded from the forensic evidence and various characters' diaries that Blore, Armstrong, Lombard, and Vera were definitely the last to die. She represented the second Indian. As they lift Armstrong's body out of reach of the water, Vera swipes Lombard's revolver, kills him on the beach out in the sun , and returns to her room momentarily thinking the last rhyme of the poem was 'Got married and then there was none' because of her need for Hugo. He is renamed Francis J. Vera was chosen to be the tenth and last Indian.

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Lawrence Wargrave

and then there were none killer

In growing panic, the survivors search the island for the murderer or possible hiding places, but find no one. 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. That night, Blore hears someone sneaking out of the house. Armstrong, Justice Wargrave, Philip Lombard, Vera Claythorne, and Ex-Inspector Blore—become increasingly frightened. 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.

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Lawrence Wargrave

and then there were none killer

Armstrong was chosen to be the seventh Indian. Blore could not have died last, as the clock was dropped onto him from above, and he could not have set up a way for it to fall on him. Nine little Indian boys sat up very late; One overslept himself and then there were eight. Three little Indian boys walking in the zoo; A big bear hugged one and then there were two. He plans the order of the deaths specifically by order of the guest's degree of guilt. Unknown to him, Claythorne and Lombard have guessed his involvement, and Lombard has faked his death. 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.

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Lawrence Wargrave

and then there were none killer

Sure enough, 8 of the guests including himself arrives on the boat to the island, including Wargrave. The 1945 Film In the film version, titled 'And Then There Were None,' Wargrave is changed considerably. The gun will be found in the corridor outside the closed door, and a dead body on the bed. Four little Indian boys going out to sea; A red herring swallowed one and then there were three. Rogers is soon found dead in the woodshed, having been struck in the head with a large axe one chopped himself in halves. Two Little Indian boys sitting in the sun; One got frizzled up and then there was one. He was the fourth Indian.

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Lawrence Wargrave

and then there were none killer

The next morning, Rogers is missing, and they notice one of the little soldier figurines is missing as well. Wargrave chose nine people to be the Indian boys, while he was the tenth. Apparently, he overdoses on sleeping pills thus killing himself, but the police suspect it was a murder. One little Indian boy left all alone; He went out and hanged himself and then there were none. He and Lombard search the remaining rooms and discover Armstrong missing from his room—so they think he must be the killer.

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