Two policeman, Sir Thomas Legge and Inspector Maine, discuss the perplexing Indian Island case. They have reconstructed much of what happened on Indian Island from diaries kept by various guests. It is clear to them that the murderer was not Blore, Lombard, or Vera. When they arrived, the police found the chair Vera kicked away to hang herself mysteriously set upright against the wall. We learn that Isaac Morris, who hired Lombard and Blore and bought the island in the name of U. N. Owen, died of an apparent sleeping-pill overdose the night the guests arrived on the island.
The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a Japanese cargo ship, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes. The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. Soon the tiger has dispatched all but Pi, whose fear, knowledge, and cunning allow him to coexist with Richard Parker for 227 days while lost at sea.
After they eat dinner they go into a different room and a recorded voice accuses each of them committing a murder that was never uncovered. Later that night Tony Martson dies from poisoned whiskey. The next morning Mrs. Rogers died in her sleep. That day General Macarthur goes out to the ocean and is killed there. After General Macarthur dies each of the guests think that the killer is one of each of them.
However, Christie has so much more to be proud of in this novel. With an outstanding mystery/murder plot, combined with a dark, cryptic setting involving many deranged guests; one can see she has accomplished a lot in this novel.Ten guests are invited to a mysterious island called "Indian Island". Each guest was sent invitations that were signed by people they had met before. Once the visitors arrived at the island and were aquatinted with each other, they found out that their host, U.N. Owen, (Unknown) had not arrived yet. At dinner, a strange voice was heard, accusing each of them of a murder, and which they were all guilty of.
Slapping at his brother's hands that kept grabbing at the boxes Louis looked at his other brother. “You know how much dis boy eat? We lucky he not sending us for seconds in an hour.” “All I have to say is it's about Damn time Cajun,” Bo declared finally hurling him to the side where he tripped and fell to the ground, but at least he was away from the boxes. “Dey didn't have da doughnuts Bo – Bo,” Louis said calmly lying on the ground. Walking over to his brother he looked down at him like a child finding no presents under the tree at Christmas.
On the first night, the guests gather for dinner. During, this time a recorded voice plays accusing all the guests of past crimes and murders. After the record plays, they began to discuss the abrupt circumstances and at that moment the first victim is poisoned by potassium cyanide. Terrified by the troubling events, the frantic guests go to their rooms where the guests become filled with guilt about their past. The following morning the guests discover that the butler’s wife mysteriously died in her sleep.
In response, Macon confides in Milkman that he believes Ruth to have had a seeming sexual affair with her own father, the prominent citizen Doctor Foster. When he confronts his mother, extremely agitated, she tells him that Macon Dead killed Doctor Foster by taking away medicine Doctor Foster needed to have to live. When Milkman is in his thirties, he loses interest in Hagar and breaks off their affair. Hagar loses her mind and begins trying to murder Milkman, ritualistically, every month. Finally Milkman confronts her, but she is unable to kill him.
His teacher, Professor Trelawney, sees a Grim in the bottom of Harry’s cup. The Grim stands for death. His classes then carry on as usual for a little while. Then on Halloween night, Sirius Black breaks into the castle in search of Harry but doesn’t find him. After the holidays, Harry gets trained to fight the Dementors because they affect him the most.
His grandfather then shows him how to make a scarecrow; so that the raccoon in the tree will stay there and then he comes home with dinner. Billy goes raccoon hunting almost every night after that. His father relieves him of his chores, and Billy gives him the money from the raccoon skins he sells. Sometimes, raccoons try to trick his dogs, and Old Dan gets into trouble but he is a tough dog. One night, Dan gets stuck in a muskrat hole.
Subsequent to the wreck, the only survivors that made their way onto the sole unscathed lifeboat were a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan named Orange Juice – and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. Pi retrieves biscuits, water rations, a hand axe and other small utilities and builds a small raft to stay at a safe distance from Richard Parker in the boat. Richard Parker soon regains his strength from his long bout with seasickness and feeds his ravenous appetite with the other animals’ innards; soon Richard Parker and Pi Patel are the only two beings on board. Pi begins fishing and is able to feed himself and Richard Parker as he feels that Richard Parker is the only thing boosting his morale. He also collects rain water for them to drink.