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What does "One fancied things sometimes—fancied a fellow was looking at you queerly" mean from And Then There Were None?

From And Then There Were None: Well, he’d enjoy a chat about old times. He’d had a fancy lately that fellows were rather fighting shy of him. All owing to that damned rumour! By God, it was pretty ...
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How much did Lombard know about the murders in "And Then There Where None"?

When only Lombard and Vera are left alive, they have this dialogue that makes it seem like Lombard was the murderer. And while you could claim that it was a mutual misunderstanding (both of them ...
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What were the three clues mentioned at the end of Agatha Christie's And There Were None?

In the end of the book it is said that the culprit believes, even though the crimes committed were perfect and the police will be unable to solve it, there are three clues left that can help identify ...
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Why was the ending of "And Then There Were None" changed for the stage version?

Agatha Christie's famous crime story And Then There Were None was written both as a book and later as a play by Christie herself. However, when adapting her own story for the stage, she made a ...
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What is the meaning of this paragraph from Philip Lombard's introduction in "And Then There Were None"?

I was reading this paragraph in Agatha Christie's mystery novel And Then There Were None, from Chapter One and the character introduction of Philip Lombard: By Jove, he'd sailed pretty near the wind ...