Endless Night Book Summary and Study Guide

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This story is unlike other Agatha Christie Mysteries.
The main character is a man, which is saying the story of his life. Mr. Rogers is a man who had many jobs and many women. But now all he wants is a house called "The Gipsy's Acre" (made by the magnificent Santonlx) and a woman.
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Rogers first meets Ellie near the terrain of this house and after more meetings they decided to get married. However Ellie is very rich woman, and she has many lawyers and relatives around her. So the two young people get married secretly and buy The Gipsy's Acre and decide to live there. However thing don't go so smoothly. First a rock hits Ellie, then Mrs. Lee, a gipsy threatens them. More then that, relatives and acquaintances come to see them, and using any excuse Greta (Ellie's friend) moves to their house.
And then Ellie (or Sweet Delight) dies!

The review of this Book prepared by Claudia

Michael Rogers wants a piece of land locally called "Gypsies Acre", and he wants his brilliant architect friend to build a house there so he can settle down. Soon, his dream comes true, but sinister things begin happening. A old woman warns them of a curse, rocks are thrown through windows, threatening letters begins to arrive and a dead bird is pinned to the front door with a knife. Then a murder occurs...
The review of this Book prepared by sivert_emil

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   depressing/sad How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   50% Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   local police w/ IQ of a houseplant Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   life in small town Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed    -   killer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill    -   Cynical or arrogant


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   poisoning    -   dropped from large heights Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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